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Hep A And B Booster

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Confused: Hep B Vaccination Booster Dose

For children born to the mothers of Hep B +ve, after a complete course of prescribed vaccination was already given (0,1,6 months), when shall we go for the booster dose? The child is HBsAg-ve and has antibodies developed as indicated by lab tests....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...risk of acquiring HBV so I would not be concerned. In reality he is no different than any other child who gets vaccinated for hepatitis B since he got through the perinatal period transmission free. Certainly great news. Read more »

Booster Dose of Hep B

I'm a hep B carrier and my boyfriend is not. He has been vaccinated with Hep B vaccine but my... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

After how many years could boosters be needed for Hep B and Hep Aimmunization? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine. Cannot be administered before age 6 weeks or after age 7 years. TWINRIX®: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccine. recommended for persons aged ≥18 years who are at increased risk for... Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...recommendedin prevention and treatment guidelines. The HBV vaccine is also available in a combinationshot with the vaccine for hepatitis A (Twinrix). Who Should Get It? Since the early 1990s, vaccination programs for newborns of mothers with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...Yeargain J, Pardoe K. Prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B and C among fire department personnel prior to implementation of a hepatitis B vaccination program. J Occup Environ Med 1995;37:663-4. Werman HA, Gwinn R. Seroprevalence of... Read more »
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Hep A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...years for hep B do you get a booster? i had all 3 shots, actually 4 because of timing. does that mean i'm safe from hep B? then hep A is contracted through contact with feces? hep C would be from blood like needle sharing or such? i have not... Read more »

insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL Read more »