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Hep B vaccination and HIV antibody tests

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks for being there for worried folks like us. I have a question related to HIV Antibody tests and Hep B vaccination. I got my first vaccination after 2 weeks from a possible HIV exposure and the next one a month from then. Further, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...syphilis you got Friday? It really can't store that gonorrhea infection until it's finished with the other STD's. As for your Hep B vaccination concerns, a quick check of the archives would have given you your answer! Hep B vaccination will not... Read more »

Hep B surface antibody non reactive

my daughter age 14 was immunized at birth against hep b. she got hepatitis A but the hep B surface... Read more »

hep B surface antibody negative

I completed the 3 shots of hep B vaccination about 6 years ago. I didn't check if the vaccine was... Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...protective antibody response is typically found in 90% of people completing the vaccine. This study looked at whether hepatitis B ("Hep B") vaccination is any less effective in patients with HIV, and whether a lower CD4 cell count was associated... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

...or outbreaks in the water supply. Most people get Hep A from contaminated water, which can happen anywhere. You can get Hep B through sexual contact via semen and/or vaginal fluid, blood (syringe, needlesticks or transfusions), or breast milk... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
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question about test

Posted by holycow, 1 Reply
...awesome! but I also got my last hepatitis B shot that day before I drew blood for the HIV test, well I was wondering if that hep B test screwed up my results because right now i have thrush and receding gums, which my dentist says is toothbrush... Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for 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... 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 Read more »

validity of a 12 week antibody test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Can knowledgable people of the forum let me know if a 12 week antibody test can be considered conclusive after 1 time high risk situation even though major symptoms persist. How much faith can be Read more »