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Hep B Vaccine Used For Hiv Positive And Medication

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Serbia calling... failure in hep B vaccination and more...

Hello dear Dr. McGovern,I am writing to ask about vaccination against hepatitis A and B. I read here on this website that all people who are HIV positive and men who have sex with men should be vaccinated against hep B and hep A. That is the reason...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Good questions.You point out a very important issue for HIV infected patients. Hepatitis B vaccine leads to protection in greater than 90 percent of individuals, but those with HIV infection have lower rates of efficacy. Read more »

Mumps vaccine confusion

I work in the medical field and am starting a new job fairly soon,during my pre-employement... Read more »

Hep B vaccine not worked!

Hello DoctorPlease please can you help as i'm so worried. I tested positive for HIV nearly 2 years... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for about 20 years. Hepatitis B can cause serious... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...eachnamed alphabetically, in the order that they werediscovered. Before it was discovered in 1989, hepatitisC was called "non-A non-B hepatitis". Hepatitis A and B All HIV-positive people should bevaccinated against hepatitis A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being exposed to blood... Read more »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
...in the gay comminity, all I ever heard about was HIV, and furthermore I always practiced safe sex! If I had known there was a vaccine to prevent this altogether I would sooo have done it PERIOD!. I would really appreciate ANYONE out there that... Read more »

i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 positive what then ? I can't switch to other... Read more »

Thank you all that give each other support

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...countries is [censored] because a lot of the medications on the market today are not only from USA and CDC have 12 month for HEP B AND HEP C with dont have this window and we still have the same window today. To you all again Thank you and I... Read more »