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Hepatitis A Vaccine Schedule

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Hep A & B vaccination

Have had 1st injection. Is it acceptable to have the second in 5 days instead of 7 and then again in 14 days for the third shot?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I suspect you are a traveler and in need of rapid vaccination.One dose of hepatitis A vaccine before travel is considered adequate by the CDC.There is an accelerated vaccine schedule for hepatitis B of 0,7,14 days with Read more »

hepatitis vaccine

if i all ready had the vaccine and i sleep with someone who has hepatitis will i get it to Read more »

hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...administered clotting-factor concentrates, especially solvent detergent-treated preparations, should be vaccinated. Which Hepatitis A vaccines are licensed for use in the United States? Two single-antigen Hepatitis A vaccines,... Read more »
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

Twinrix: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine

...have sex with men, and persons with clotting factor disorders who receive therapeutic blood products. For international travel, hepatitis A vaccine is recommended for travelers to areas of high or intermediate hepatitis A endemicity; hepatitis B... 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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Normal to schedule an appointment for results?

Posted by anxiousinny, 1 Reply
I just got tested for HIV last week. They said results would be back in 2-3 days, but never called, so I called them and they are in. (It's been 4 days). Anyway, I know they can't tell me over the phone, but i had to make an appointment-- and they... Read more »

dosing schedule adjustment

Posted by pozartistsd, 1 Reply
hey all you experts out there! I think i may know the answer to this but would like to get some input: I currently take my meds (Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir) once a day. I take them at 9am (with breakfast, not that you need to know that ) I would... Read more »

What's the deal?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have a simple question: I keep hearing that HIV treatments and sooo much better now then ever. well if they are so good, why are soooo many people still dying from AIDS in countries with good health care? (US, UK, Canada) Read more »

Hi Yo Silver Away!! Got it Scheduled

Posted by TheLoneRanger, 5 Replies
Hi Friends, Well it's all set... Good Friday is the day.. can't think of a better day. I will be 15wks post exposure.. and will be taking the blood draw; you're right.. I won't get the results until the week after.. but based on your... Read more »