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Hep B Immune Globulin

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hep b concern child

My son touched a condom to his lips (thought it was a baloon) at a park. It was completely dry, no residue of any kind, , dusty and appeared to be old. It was grabbed away immediately.The health region where I live is suggesting I give immune...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You can argue either way - don't bother with the vaccine because you would have to argue that the person using it had chronic hepatitis B and that there was infectious virus in the condom and your son ingested the virus and somehow it got into... Read more »

Can Vaccination completely prevent Hepatitis B?

Hi, my girlfriend was infected of Hepatitis B virus when she was very young, and a check a few... Read more »

hep. B with pregnancy and tests...

Hello Dr.My wife is finally pregnant for the first time after six years of medical help. However... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...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 B FAQs for the Public

...If a person who has been exposed to Hepatitis B virus gets the Hepatitis B vaccine and/or a shot called "HBIG" (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 24 hours, Hepatitis B infection may be prevented. How long does the Hepatitis B virus survive... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...infection or are more likely to get seriously ill if they get Hepatitis A (see Who should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A? ). Immune globulin is available for short-term protection (approximately 3 months) against Hepatitis A, both pre- and... Read more »
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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 »

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 Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. Read more »

Hep B and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If I am a non-converter for Hep B immunization, does it mean that HIV will take longer to convert if it is in me? Read more »