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Hep B Vaccine Risks

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Hep B vaccine, adolescents at risk

The local health department is initiating HEP B vaccination for adolescents who are incarcerated as part of the health services offered to them. The teens (14-18) are at high risk for HIV. Is Hep B vaccination ok to give someone before you know...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Giving hepatitis B vaccine to at risk youth is a good idea and there are no risks to giving it to them if they have HIV. Their response to a vaccine Read more »

SPOUSE HAS HEP B, I WAS VACCINATED 7 YRS AGO, AM I AT RISK?

I AM A NURSE, VACCINATED AGAINST HEP B, 7 YRS AGO. MY PARTNER OF 13 YRS TESTED + FOR HEP B, 6... Read more »

Hep B Vaccine

pleasehere is my situationi took my full series Hep B vaccine after that i took my Hep B surface... Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...Hepatitis B vaccination is strongly recommended for people living with HIV (as well as men who have sex with men, health care workers, and Read more »
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Adding GM-CSF to Hepatitis B Vaccine Fails to Work

... People living with HIV are at risk for getting the hepatitis B virus (HBV). They also have a higher risk of HBV disease and death. And although healthy adults infected with HBV have only a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine Decreases Hepatitis B Incidence in Cohort of Drug Users

...Recent research from Italy showed that the incidence of hepatitis B infection decreased, due to anti-HBV vaccination, in a cohort of drug users followed over 15 years. "In the Western world," the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

... First Anti-Cancer Vaccine Hepatitis B vaccine prevents hepatitis B disease and its serious consequences like hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer). Therefore, this Read more »
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Hep B Vaccine affecting ELISA?

Posted by crazy_person, 1 Reply
...could cause HIV RNA levels to increase, showing an elevated viral load for up to 4-6 weeks. My question is this - would the Hep B vaccine affect the HIV ELISA causing either a false negative or a false positive result? I also read that the ELISA... Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...   b. tuberculosis,   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A   d. and... Read more »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is contracting Hep B similar to contracting HIV? I got semen on unbroken skin. I'm wondering if I'm at risk for Hep B. I tried asking my question Read more »