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Hepatitis B Carrier

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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)

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

China Has 93 Million Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers: Ministry

In a report released Monday, the Ministry of Health said about 93 million Chinese, 7.18 percent of the nation's population, have hepatitis B surface antigen. A protein antigen produced by the hepatitis B virus, HBsAg is the earliest sign of acute... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: Killer Inspires Drive Against Hepatitis Bias

...dark corners of the world. We face a crisis of survival." "We are talking about people driven by the power of despair," said a hepatitis B carrier who would not reveal his name for fear of jeopardizing his job. "Without work, how can we survive?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention

...may be at risk for hepatitis B if you: How is hepatitis B virus spread? Can hepatitis B be spread by food? What is the hepatitis B carrier state? What are the symptoms of hepatitis B? How serious is hepatitis B? What are the long-term... Read more »
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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 »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos 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 »