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Hepatitis A Immunization Schedule Adults

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some...
Ask the Experts

hepatitis b and hiv.

i understand at most cases hepatitis B does go away on it own but what about a hepatitis B and hiv coinfection person? thank you.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Excellent question. It all depends on the sequence of infections.If a person acquires hepatitis B first and HIV later, the likelihood of hepatitis B clearing (in an adult) is quite high - about 95%.If a person acquires HIV Read more »

should teenagers be immunized against hepatitis b

should teenagers be immunized against hepititis b
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Absolutely yes if they have never been immunized in the past. Read more »

Hepatitis

How do you cure Hepatitis
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis A resolves on its own and does not cause chronic disease.Hepatitis B and C can also resolve on their own. This occurs much more Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

After how many years could boosters be needed for Hep B and Hep Aimmunization?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. In regard to the Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines, at this time, booster shots are not usually necessary. After completing the initial vaccination series, Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine. Cannot be administered before age 6 weeks or after age 7 years. TWINRIX®: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccine. recommended for persons aged ≥18 years who are at increased risk for... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Recommended Immunizations for HIV-Positive Adults

...Zoster * Shingles * Immunization for adults 60 years of age and older. This information is based on: Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule -- United States, January 9, 2009. Centers for Disease Control Web site. Available at: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...to yeast should not be vaccinated with vaccines containing yeast. Vaccine Schedule Printable childhood and adolescent immunization schedules : National Immunization Program, CDC Adult Immunization Schedule : National Immunization... Read more »
AIDSinfo

What Do I Need to Know About Immunizations?

...There are several blood tests that may also help determine if you have already had an immunization or the disease itself. Hepatitis A: An antibody test will determine if you have had this immunization series or if you have had hepatitis A.... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Should I get a hepatitis test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I thought it was pretty difficult to get hepatitis from a sexual encounter....should I worry about that? I have enough going on...don't need anything else. I am HIV negative. Read more »