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Getting A Hepatitis Vaccine Twice

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Ask the Experts

Booster immunization using different hepatitis recombinant vaccine manufacturers

When returning 1 month later and after another 6 months for hepatitis B recombinant vaccine boosters, what happens if they use a different manufacturers recombinant hepatitis B vaccine than the previous time? Clinics sometimes switch suppliers....
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
I am not an expert on manufacturers. I believe that there are two Smith Kline and Merck. It should not make a difference if you switch. You may not need a booster ever. However in my own case, my antibody dipped low after 10 years and I got a... Read more »

what are the odds of getting hiv twice

what are the odds of getting a second hiv infection while on medications truveda,norvir and... Read more »


i have screened my self using anti-HIV cassette and it turns out to be reactive though the T-line... Read more »
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Connect With Others

Getting tested together first. Getting tested now.

Posted by don
Both you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.

You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
and... Read more »

Triple digits twice in 3 years

Posted by Brian360, 1 Reply
When i finally got on the ball and decided to continue my medication regimen after a drug vacation of nearly two years (yes, I was naive, in denial and feeling quite well up until a certain point) I was at a CD4 count of 1. That was back in June... Read more »

Getting tested together first

Posted by don
Before sex you can get tested together first forsexually transmitted diseases, AIDS HIV,
TB tuberculosis, hepatitis and vaccinated for hepatitis

oo__ don

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Before sex getting tested together first

Posted by dsaklad
Before beginning the sexual component of a relationship
  the health of the the people involved can be made less
  ambiguous to each other by getting tested together for
  a.... Read more »