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Hep B Life Cycle

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Question regarding HepB vacination

Hello Dr. Lynn. I'm HIV positive for 1 year and currently has UD viral load and CD4 around 500 26%. I live in Thailand with high prevalence of HepB virus. I went to vaccinate against Hep and completed the series 1 month ago(Anti-HBs positive...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
It is wonderful that your HIV is under such good control, congratulations. You are protected against the hepatitis B virus infection for life. There is currently no recommendation to repeat the vaccine series. There are other vaccines, such as... Read more »

HepB and infants

Dear Expert,I was tested positive on HBsAg in a regular check-up last February. I had also AgHBe... Read more »

How long to continue with Truvada - HepB Treatment (Please respond)

I really appreciate your feedback on this. I am chronic Hep B patient but my recent blood test now... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

The Truth About STDs

Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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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 »

Hepatitis Question

Posted by Anonymous
Hi everyone. I recently had a battery of tests done for STDs. I tested negative for everything (including HIV) except Hepatitis B. (I know this is an HIV board, but I can't find any info on HepB on the web)
So to anyone who also has HepB....what is... Read more »

i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

I am a prostitute and don't know my status.
In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... Read more »

Can't figure it out....help....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been going through hell over the last 11 month's. I am looking for who has experienced what I have or someone who can help.
Last October I was the recipient of a hand job by a stripper in Florida. She used lots of saliva as lubricant and... Read more »