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Hepatitis B Vaccine At Birth

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hepa b

I could have vaccinated vaccinated twice before may marriage coming june 3rd.My wife to be has been diagnosed to have hepa b,is it possible that she could infected me if i will not use condom?Is it okey for us to have a baby?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...worked.As for having a baby, your wife will need to let her OB doctor know that she has hepatitis B so the baby can be vaccinated at birth.Dr. M Read more »

hepa b couple

What would be the possibility when two couple with hepa b made an intercourse? What will happen to... Read more »


helo ma'am im 23 yrs old... i found out that i was hepa b reactive 5yrs ago.... i was pregnant last... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...this virus can pass Hepatitis B to their babies during birth. But this can be prevented by giving the infant HBIG and the first Hepatitis B vaccine at birth, and then completing the series. What if a pregnant woman has Hepatitis B? If a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...long-term follow-up studies are ongoing to determine the duration of vaccine-induced immunity. Why should an infant receive Hepatitis B vaccine at birth before hospital discharge, even if the mother is negative for Hepatitis B surface... 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

...Pediatr Infect Dis J 2002;21:854-9. Yusuf HR, Daniels D, Smith P, Coronado V, Rodewald L. Association between administration of hepatitis B vaccine at birth and completion of the hepatitis B and 4:3:1:3 vaccine series. JAMA 2000;284:978-83. ... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Vaccination for Hepatitis A and B

...Postexposure Prophylaxis Prophylactic treatment for exposure to hepatitis B virus involves either hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG), hepatitis B vaccine, or a combination of both. The HBIG dose equals 0.06 mL/kg. Efficacy ranges from 70 to 95... Read more »
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