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Hep B Immunization Reaction

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hepatitis B vaccine reaction?

About a month ago I got my first installment of the Hepatitis B vaccine. It was given in my right shoulder, and ever since the muscles in my shoulder have been aching. It feels a bit like a pulled muscle, but it has been continuous and unchanging...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
The most probable cause of your symtoms is the administration of the vaccine. It is also possible, that you had some damage to a nerve or ligament.The vaccine has to go in the muscle for better results,so ,you should not change the site of... Read more »

Hep. B vaccination

Is the vaccine for hep. b. safe. I am required to take a course before i comence work . I have to... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

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David Gold Speaks Out on the Need for an HIV Vaccine

...be the most efficient and the one we've used to eliminate many other diseases, such as polio, small pox, and now, hopefully, Hepatitis B, is a vaccine. So, it seems logical that we should be spending more money on AIDS vaccine research and... Read more »
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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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Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
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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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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 »