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Hep A Shot Reactions

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reaction to hep A B shot

I am in the process of planning an extended overseas tripand was given thwe initial hep A B shot. Starting that night my upper back and neck have gotten progressively more sore to the point of extreme pain. Is this related...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Localized pain at the injection site is the usual reaction. I think you should see your doctor for the symptoms you are having. They sound significant and unlikely to be related to your vaccinations.... Read more »

shot for baby mother with hep b

what is the name of shot babygets whos mother has hep b... Read more »

Hep A/B Vaccine reaction?

Dear Doctor:I have been HIV+ for about 8 years, diagnosed Oct 04. Most recent labs were CD4 of 266... Read more »
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Booster Dose of Hep A Vaccine Needed in HIV-Positive Men

At the 2010 ICAAC, it was reported that an extra "booster" dose of the hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccine may be needed for HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). This is to get a vaccine antibody response equal to what was seen in HIV-negative... Read more »
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Hep Alphabet

In recent years, the hepatitis C virus, or HCV, has received an ever-increasing amount of attention in the media in general and in HIV/AIDS circles in particular. Part of the reason is HCV's tendency to become chronic in those who become infected... Read more »

Safety Vs. Intrusion: Reactions to Law Requiring Condoms in Porn

On Jan. 17, the Los Angeles City Council gave final approval to a measure requiring performers to wear condoms in adult films . Adult filmmakers will now have to comply with the new law in order to obtain shooting permits. They will also have to pay... Read more »

HIV Antiretrovirals in Development: An Update From ICAAC 2009

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HIV and Hep. B

Posted by CountTheStars, 1 Reply
I recently tested positive and I was vaccinated against Hep. B years ago. Does this mean that I am considered to have Hep. B as far as drug reactions are concerned since the antibodies are present in my system because of the vaccination? Read more »

Hep B plesae help

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
Just got an email back from Dr. Ben on my HEP A, B,C. He told me that I have been exposed to hep B and he says its nothing hes worried about??!?!?! Yuck! I also told him that I did start a series on B vacs a couple years ago but never followed... Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi Everybody,

I had a risky exposure. I live in canada. I got tested for p24 on 19th day, 4 weeks MEIA, 8 weeks MEIA, 12 weeks MEIA, all negative. I still have digestion problems, my stool comes out in the same order I ate food and has the same... Read more »

Hep B infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How likely is it to get infected with Hep B through kissing (1-2 minutes) and unprotected blow job and unprotected cunnilingus? Would a coinfection slow down the immune systems' ability to produce antibody? I only got the first 2 shots of the 3... Read more »