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Hepatitis B Vaccine Side Affects

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HEPB-WHAT ARE THE SIDE AFFECTS

I HAD GIVEN BLOOD, AND RECEIVED A LETTER SAYING THAT MY BLOOD HAD TESTED POSITIVE TO HEP B, HOWEVER THEY TESTED IT A SECOND TIME AND IT WAS NEGATIVE. SHOULD I BE CONCERNED??THANKS
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...infection. Since hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease, virtually everyone is at risk if they have not received the hepatitis B vaccine. Hepatitis B can be easily diagnosed by simple blood tests. Bring the letter to your doctor so... Read more »

Low CD4 with Hepatitis side affect

My friend has taken the vaccination for Hepatitis B before he starts the treatment. After starting... Read more »

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IF I had completed the series of hepa b vaccine and its booster doses, what is the posibility of me... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...normally produces antibodies to HBsAg as part of the normal immune response to infection. HBsAg is the antigen used to make Hepatitis B vaccine. Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs): The presence of anti-HBs is generally... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comparison of Two HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis Regimens Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Amsterdam: Adverse Effects Do Not Influence Compliance

...though fewer adverse events were reported on regimen 2," the study authors reported. "ALT need not be routinely tested to monitor adverse effects. The five seroconversions were not likely caused by PEP failure, but rather ongoing HIV exposures." ... Read more »
The Body PRO

HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...vaccine responses in our cohort of HIV-positive individuals, of which we looked at 626 participants who had been vaccinated with hepatitis B vaccine after their HIV diagnosis. Michael Landrum, M.D. What we found was that individuals... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... Read more »
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