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Hepatitis B Immunization

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hepatitis B immunization

...dear dr., I have some questions concerning the hepatitis B immunization. What are the precautions one must take to ensure a safe and accurate immunization? Should the person be alcohol, aspirin, or...certain amount of time before the...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Dear Hepatitis B,There are no studies concerning that combination. However I would discourage her from using ecstasy for a variety of reasons. Read more »

hepatitis B immunity

if someone has a reactive test to hep bE antibody, hep b core AB total as well as hep B surface... Read more »

Hepatitis B-immune or not

A few years ago my blood tests showed that I had an exposure to hep. B. I had a hep.B surface... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Young Men's Survey Phase II: Hepatitis B Immunization and Infection Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men

... The researchers studied the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunization and infection among men ages 23 to 29 who have sex with men by analyzing data on 2,834 such men in six US Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Community-Based Study of Hepatitis B Infection and Immunization Among Young Adults in a High-Drug-Use Neighborhood in New York City

...was found in 8 percent of the subjects (household sample: 6 percent; targeted sample: 12.1 percent). Serological evidence of hepatitis B immunization was found in 19.6 percent of participants (household sample: 22.6 percent; targeted sample: 13.4... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...Population-based studies of highly vaccinated populations have demonstrated elimination of new HBV infections for up to 2 decades after hepatitis B immunization programs were initiated. 161-163 Breakthrough infections (detected by the presence... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...remaining challenges and accelerate progress toward elimination of HBV transmission in the United States, the ACIP has updated the hepatitis B immunization recommendations for infants, children, and adolescents and supplemented the... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...   b. tuberculosis,   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A   d. and... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

Before sex getting tested together first

Posted by dsaklad
...human immunodeficiency virus,   b. tuberculosis,   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C   d. and getting vaccinated for hepatitis... Read more »

Not b4 we know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... (b) tuberculosis, (c) hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C and vaccinated for hepatitis B and... Read more »