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Hepatitis B Carrier Check

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Hepatitis B carrier

I am 26 years old. I am having PCOD problem for the past 12 years. In this situation i m going to get married. My boy friend revealed me that he is HBV carrier. Though i have been immunized for HBV at 2002, is there any problem to acquire HBV...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You should have testing for HB surface antibody to be certain that you have protective antibodies. The vaccine works well usually so hopefully you will be protected from HBV. Periodically you will need retesting and boosters as needed. Discuss with... Read more »

Hepatitis B carrier for ivf procedure

I am a 35 year old men, married for 6 years. My wife can not carry a baby and we have to use IVF... Read more »

HEPATITIS B(CARRIER)

My wife recently had an physical and it stated she's a hepatitus B carrier. What does that mean in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Implicit Discrimination Against Chinese Hepatitis B Carriers Rising in Multinationals -- Survey

A telephone survey of 92 multinational firms in 20 major cities in China found at least 84 percent require prospective employees to be screened for hepatitis B. Around 44 percent of these firms said they reject applicants who test positive for the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... Read more »
Connect With Others

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

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 »

Tested Postitive for Hep B.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I got tested positive for Hep B. I would like to know if there's anyone out there knows where I can go to get counseling for this. Read more »