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Hep B Booster For Adults

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QUICK HEP B QUESTION

Hi doc McGovern, a quick Hep B questionMy test results are:Hep B HsAg- negativeHep B core antibody- negativeHep B- anti-HBs- 1.6 mIU/mlfrom what i understand, this means I got vaccinated and didnt respond to the vaccine or maybe a false positive.The...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...get a surface antibody test two weeks after your first shot. If your antibody levels zoom up, then you probably just needed a booster. If your antibody levels are low, I would just complete the whole series. 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 »

Confused: Hep B Vaccination Booster Dose

For children born to the mothers of Hep B +ve, after a complete course of prescribed vaccination... Read more »
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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 »
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Vaccinations and HIV

...Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for about 20 years. Hepatitis B can cause serious... Read more »
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Drug Use and HIV

...Injection and Infection HIV infection spreads easily when people share equipment to use drugs. Sharing equipment also spreads hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other serious diseases. Infected blood can be drawn up into a syringe and then get... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
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Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
...I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also believe that this product can help many many people. This is what has been written by Dr. Sam Walters... 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 »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »