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Hepatitis And Pregnant Breastfeeding

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hep b reactive

hi doc, i got my hbsag result and its reactive.. the doc said to have my sgot/sgpt test and result is sgot my(result is 30) SI TRAD'l(up to 37 u/l) and my sgpt (result is 21.5) SI TRAD'l(up to 42 u/l) what is the meaning of that??I'am pregnant now...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...As long as your baby has been vaccinated against hepatitis B, there should be no risk with breastfeeding. A study was performed of 369 infants born to women with chronic HBV. All were immunized against hepatitis B.Some of these infants Read more »


Can a pregnant woman receive hepatitis b vaccine,its required because of the nature of her work ! Read more »

update (SWEAT, 2009)

I wrote in question was if, a non-smoking,non-drug user,monogomous, heterosexual can... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis A

...regions of the U.S. with high rates of HAV should also be immunized. It is not yet known if the HAV vaccine is a safe option for pregnant or breast-feeding women, but because the vaccine is made from inactivated (killed) HAV virus, the risk to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...and can provide short-term protection (approximately 3 months) against Hepatitis B. Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Are pregnant women tested for Hepatitis B? Yes. When a pregnant woman comes in for prenatal care, she will be given a series... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...discrimination. Stigma and discrimination are often based on fear and can happen when people don't know all the facts about HIV and pregnancy. You may face stigma because you choose to have a child. "In my culture everyone really pressures you... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...within a household? What are ways hepatitis C is not spread? Who is at risk for hepatitis C? What is the risk of a pregnant woman passing hepatitis C to her baby? Can a person get hepatitis C from a mosquito or other insect bite? ... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

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 »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies starting to experience what I think are symptoms. She started feeling extremly fatigued to the point she thought she was pregnant. She started having pitting edema in her calfs, feeling dizzy, her arm hurt by her elbow, her hand was tingling,... Read more »

Thank You

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Fine ill peace it but florida 69 i would like to consider you for my future film project because i bet you have good acting skills but one last question, why should i look both ways when crossing and i should put a condom on ? also how accurate is a... Read more »