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Hepatitis B Vaccination Side Effects

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Hepatitis B

The results of my test are:HBsAg positive (patient value=4.87, cutoff value=1 [Value greater than cutoff value is considered reactive.])HBeAg negative, Anti HBe positive,HBV DNA negative.My Dr. said that I am normal and this virus is not...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your HBsAg is reactive so you have chronic hepatitis B infection. However, it is inactive since your DNA is negative (eg, you don't have any virus in your blood). While your virus Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for about 20 years. Hepatitis B can cause serious... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...drugs(including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...worker, the CDC nonetheless suggests that when treating people with AIDS, personnel take precautions similar to those used with hepatitis B patients. Related Links Read the guidelines AIDS is named The CDC convenes a meeting of... 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 »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...that by now makes billions in sales with Hepatitis C tests. At that time they injected blood from a patient with a Non-A/Non-B hepatitis into chimps. None of the animals developed hepatitis. Just around day # 14 after the infection they showed... Read more »

HBV Vaccine What can I expect?

Posted by ConcernBlkMan, 2 Replies
...expect when taking the HBV Vaccine. I'm about to start next month. I would like to hear, what can I expect? Are there any side effect and how was your T-cell response to this vaccine? Any info you can share would be appreciated. Thx Read more »