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Hepatitis Immunization Side Effects

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Vaccinations and HIV

... What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against certain
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hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SideEffects/Current/Q205995.html .my question are,is't possible to take hepatitis B or A vaccine while i was on truvada and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...When your viral load is suppressed it is a GREAT time to take hepatitis vaccines, like hepatitis A and B.There is not good information about what is a safe quantity of wine to drink each week when Read more »

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?

hello DR thanks for your resent reply about http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SideEffects/Current/Q205995.html .my question are,is't possible to take hepatitis B or A vaccine while i was on truvada and sustiva my cd4 is 290 vl...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sustiva/efavirenz + Truvada) with CD4 counts 290 and HIV levels undetectable generally can safely (usually with good immune response) take hepatitis A and B vaccines. The health benefits of red wine remain somewhat debatable but data does exist... Read more »

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 »

Flu Vaccine's and BLIPS

Could the seasonal flu vaccine or the N1H1 vaccine cause a Viral Load BLIP (slight to moderate rise) sometime after having one?I ask because I have been religious taking my HIV med's since 1998 and back in September & October I received my vaccines....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be they from HIV, cancer, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunosuppressive drugs, whatever -- should not take "live" virus vaccinations. A live virus vaccine given to someone with an impaired immune system could result in that person developing... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...pregnant woman has Hepatitis B, she can pass the infection to her baby during birth. But this can be prevented through a series of vaccinations and HBIG for her baby beginning at birth. Without vaccination, babies born to women with Hepatitis B... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...the age of 50 are at a higher risk of developing liver problems. Obesity, heavy alcohol use, and other liver problems (such as hepatitis B and C) can also increase the risk. Some drugs, such as Ziagen (abacavir) and Viramune can cause an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

... Stevens CE, Toy PT, Tong MJ, et al. Perinatal hepatitis B virus transmission in the United States: prevention by passive-active immunization. JAMA 1985;253:1740-5. CDC. General recommendations on immunization: recommendations of the... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

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Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »

Have HIV and on Atripla with a question

Posted by Starboy, 4 Replies
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Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...affected the lab chimps, only one bizarre experiment led to neurological symptoms in the chimps, and this was intra-cerebral inoculation experiment. On these experiments the transmissibility of those diseases is based! Hardly evidence for... 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 »