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Hep A And B Injections For Teens

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Combivir/Hepatitis B

I've not been able to find a direct answer to my question.To begin, I was prescribed PEP by a physician (not my primary) after having unprotected (insertive) vaginal sex with a sex worker who is known to inject drugs. Whether or not the act warrants...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...contains two drugs active against hepatitis B with less chance for resistance to develop. I am not sure what the risk of either a hepatitis B flare or resistance would be after just 4 weeks of use of lamivudine (in Combivir). If any reader has... 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 A FAQs for Health Professionals

... Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S.: 1 in 12 Truckers Has Hepatitis C

...a 2004-2006 study of long-distance truckers in New Mexico, state Department of Health researchers found that 8.5 percent had hepatitis C, most likely due to IV drug use. Many did not know about their HCV infection, and most had not injected drugs... 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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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 (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

hepatitis B

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dr. Urkie. gracias por contestar nuestras preguntas y por el tiempo que le dedica a esta pagina. tengo duda sobre la hepatitis cual es el periodo ventana? he leido informacion pero no entiendo muy bien por que se dice que el virus de saparece de... Read more »