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Hep Bs Ag Positive

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HEP VACCINATION IF HEP B POSITIVE

IF I TESTED HEP B POSITIVE, CAN I TAKE THE HEPATITIS VACCINE SERIES? I AM APPLYING TO NURSING SCHOOL, AND MOST PROGRAMS REQUIRE THE SERIES....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not sure what you mean by "hep B positive". If you have already been exposed, then the nursing school should be able to accept that as proof of protection through natural immunity in the past. If you have chronic disease, I would not... Read more »

Can I move forward with HepB positive guy?

Hi Dr. McGovern,I've recently started dating a wonderful guy...I won't go into all of the... Read more »

hep a ab positive

i just have a test and it came out as hep a ab positive,can you explain what is this please,thanks... Read more »
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At the 2010 ICAAC, it was reported that an extra "booster" dose of the hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccine may be needed for HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). This is to get a vaccine antibody response equal to what was seen in HIV-negative... Read more »
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California: San Francisco Hep C Task Force Launched

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's recently established Hepatitis C Task Force will be holding a series of public meetings as it crafts recommendations. Some 12,000 people with hepatitis C virus live in San Francisco, and one HCTF aim is to identify... Read more »
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Hep C on the Radar

In late 2002 on a trip to London, England, Gary found out he was infected with HIV. The then 47-year-old Montrealer was travelling frequently to the British capital for business and had been tested for HIV while seeking medical care there for... Read more »
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Study Confirms International Outbreak of Sexually Transmitted Hep C

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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
I got blood drawn last wendesday for general health and all the std's. I went to see my doctor yesterday. Everything came back fine with the exception of 2 things. My hiv results hadn't come in but she said this is normal because they have to mail... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
i was exposed to hep c on 8-16-05. went through lynphadenopathy sorethroat yellow eyes for a week
went to the doctor they tested me for hep a hep b hep c
all are negative. i ask the experts on this post but they never
answerd my question can i still... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
i was exposed to hep c on 8-16-05. went through lynphadenopathy sorethroat yellow eyes for a week
went to the doctor they tested me for hep a hep b hep c
all are negative. i ask the experts on this post but they never
answerd my question can i still... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
i was exposed to hep c on 8-16-05. went through lynphadenopathy sorethroat yellow eyes for a week
went to the doctor they tested me for hep a hep b hep c
all are negative. i ask the experts on this post but they never
answerd my question can i still... Read more »