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Hepatitis A Vaccine For Infants

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hepatitis vaccine

if i all ready had the vaccine and i sleep with someone who has hepatitis will i get it to
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are hepatitis vaccines against hepatitis A and B.....not Hepatitis C so you need to know more about the hepatitis status of your partner and you also Read more »

hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about... Read more »

another hepatitis vaccine in what year ?

helo Dr; please do not mind my english but i do believe you could understand,.though i'll get my... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1996-1997

...physicians of the outbreak and encouraged them to educate their patients about the risk for hepatitis A transmission and to offer the hepatitis A vaccine to MSM because of anecdotal information linking the outbreak to MSM. To improve... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...decreasing in the United States? Yes. Rates of Hepatitis A in the United States are the lowest they have been in 40 years. The Hepatitis A vaccine was introduced in 1995 and health professionals now routinely vaccinate all children, travelers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...infected with Hepatitis B virus, the greater his or her chance of developing chronic Hepatitis B. Approximately 90% of infected infants will develop chronic infection. The risk goes down as a child gets older. Approximately 25P% of children... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...is not recommended because it would delay IG administration and is likely not cost-effective. Although limited data indicate hepatitis A vaccine might provide protection when administered soon after exposure, this has not been evaluated in... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she needs to focus on. My son would just be angry. So I feel really alone at this time. And having found out so... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...Health Department is able to trace the blood donations and finds that one of the 19 individuals who had donated blood to the infant had already died of AIDS. Amman reports this case in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. An... Read more »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »