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Hepatitis A Immunizations

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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 »

Hepatitis C immunity?

I know once you had Hep A or B and cleared the virus naturally after the acute infection you are... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis Immunization Rates Remain Less Than Half for Gay and Bisexual Men

...Though hepatitis A and B immunization rates among men who have sex with men continue to improve, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association President Christopher Read more »
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Hepatitis Immunization Rates Remain Less Than Half for Gay and Bisexual Men

... San Francisco -- Though immunization rates for hepatitis A and B among menwho have sex with men continue to improve, Gay and Lesbian MedicalAssociation (GLMA) President Christopher E. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Young Men's Survey Phase II: Hepatitis B Immunization and Infection Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men

... The researchers studied the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunization and infection among men ages 23 to 29 who have sex with men by analyzing data on 2,834 such men in Read more »
The Body PRO

Immune Reconstitution May Trigger Hepatic Flares in HIV/Hepatitis B Coinfected Patients Starting HAART

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

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

Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently I had an exposure to blood. At 3 months the HIV test and the Hepatitis C test have both come back negative, but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis C and my body had not yet developed antibodies 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 »