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Hep B Virus

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hep b virus

i had 2 series of the hep a and b shots . and also had a titer ran in 2005 in which i was told it was 110% . then i went to the doctor and had lab ran which showed hep b antigen nr, but the hep b core igm was reactive. my doctor told me to report to...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Based on the information provided, there is no reason to receive immunoglobulin. Read more »

More information needed on Hep B virus

...we can find out when she could have contracted the Hep B virus as she could have passed it onto... Read more »

More information needed on Hep B virus

...we can find out when she could have contracted the Hep B virus as she could have passed it onto... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

...against chronic hepatitis B, but is not indicated for its treatment; stopping the medicine could thus stop the suppression of the hep B virus. Patients co-infected with HIV/HBV should use the Truvada formulation as their nucleoside backbone to... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

...treatment guidelines and is among the most commonly used treatments. Both of these antivirals are active against both HIV and the hep B virus, making this drug an important choice in co-infected patients. FTC or emtricitabine is a drug with few... 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

...JAMA 1974;230:723-4. Scott RM, Snitbhan R, Bancroft WH, Alter HJ, Tingpalapong M. Experimental transmission of hepatitis B virus by semen and saliva. J Infect Dis 1980;142:67-71. Goldstein ST, Alter MJ, Williams IT, et al. Incidence and... Read more »
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Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is transmitted thru sexual contact but they dont tell exactly what is the way, I mean the pages I... Read more »

REREanyone know 3 months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Sorry for not being clear. i had a 3 month hiv test and hep b test.both were neg i believe the hiv test after hearing all your post's I know its a HIV board i was just wondering if anyone Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is transmitted thru sexual contact but they dont tell exactly what is the way, I mean the pages I... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »