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Hep A And B How Do You Get It

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Hep b and accelerated hep b

I already had my first dose of the regular hep B shot but I was told i neede the accelerated version. Is it okay to the take the acelerated version of the Hep B one month later even though I already took the first dose of hep B regular?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware of dosing differences - only scheduling differences. Read more »

Hep B vaccination and Hep B surface Ag

Is it possible to get a positive Hep B surface Ag if I do a blood test within 2 weeks of receiving... Read more »

Hep B vacination if I have Hep C

I have Hep C, My liver Dr. today said I should be vacinated for B, why? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Lofty Goal -- Stamp Out Silent Killer Hepatitis B

... Public health officials and Asian community leaders are working together to eradicate hepatitis B virus from San Francisco, the city with the highest concentration of HBV in the country, as well as the highest rates of liver Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being exposed... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...hepatitis A andhepatitis B. The immune responsesto these vaccines should be checked oncea year and boosted when necessary. After a hepatitis C diagnosis it is important to check that youare protected against hepatitis A and B.You really dont... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Plan Seeks to Aid High-Risk Groups

... New CDC guidelines released Thursday recommend hepatitis B virus (HBV) testing for all US residents who were born in Asia or Africa, as well as for injection drug users and men who have Read more »
Connect With Others

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with hepatitis B vaccination, it could show positive for ELISA. Is it the case? If I am seroconverting, will this shot... Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
aI Just tested negative at about 6 weeks, but continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate or not? 17 weeks out would HEP B or C affect a HIV test? Does it affect the test at all?... Read more »

Tested Postitive for Hep B.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I got tested positive for Hep B. I would like to know if there's anyone out there knows where I can go to get counseling for this. Read more »