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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 »

Chlamydia and HepB

Hi Doc. First of all thank you very much for your positive perspective (always). And also for your... Read more »

Should I repeat the HepB vaccine?

I am a dental hygienist and have had the HepB vaccine series two times in the last twenty years. I... Read more »
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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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A Look at Hepatitis

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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 »

6weeks/post exposure/pep meds result

Posted by justagirl72
So my employee health nurse called to let me know that my test for HIV and Hep C were Negative..yay..but I know its not conclusive. my HepB was reactive but I have an immunity from a vaccine..so now its back to the waiting game and counting the... 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 »

experts please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I tested negative at 84 days, but I still have muscle aches, dizziness, and a bad rash on my face. SHould I trust that I am negative or test again. I have been having unprotected sex with my wife. She already forgave me for the mistake I made. I am... Read more »