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Hepatitis B Vaccine Effectiveness

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hepatitis vaccine

if i all ready had the vaccine and i sleep with someone who has hepatitis will i get it to
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...B.....not Hepatitis C so you need to know more about the hepatitis status of your partner and you also need to know if your hepatitis B vaccine was effective in you. For example, HBV is transmitted commonly through sex. If your partner has... Read more »

help me

if im taking a vaccine even im hepa B reactive is that effective??? Read more »

hepatitis B question answer please

oiI was really nervous about having contracted HIV through my exposure insertive oral sex but I... Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...researchers announced that the study will go on to examine the impact of HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy) on Hep B vaccine effectiveness. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Hepatitis A and B Vaccination as a Paradigm for Effective HIV Vaccine Delivery

"An understanding of vaccine acceptance and uptake is imperative for successful vaccination of populations that will be primary targets for vaccination after a vaccine against HIV is developed and ready for dissemination," researchers wrote. In the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus, call your health professional or your health department. If a person who has been exposed to Hepatitis B virus gets the Hepatitis B vaccine and/or a shot called "HBIG" (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 24 hours, Hepatitis B infection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Funding Needed to Stem Flow of Hepatitis B Cases

At the sixth Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference in Brisbane this week, health experts called for greater attention and funding to hepatitis B in Australia. More than 160,000 Australians are affected by the virus, and some 6,000 new cases are... Read more »
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Mr. Sowadsky says its okay too donate

Posted by nomoreworry4me
Response from Mr. Sowadsky Hi. Thank you for your question. Actually, this is an extremely controversial issue. If you look at CDC and FDA guidelines, a man who has had sex with another man (since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs,... 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 »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »