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Hepatitis Prevention

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Can Vaccination completely prevent Hepatitis B?

Hi, my girlfriend was infected of Hepatitis B virus when she was very young, and a check a few years ago was still positive. I learned that I should get vaccinated before having sex and if we were to have a baby, he/she should be vaccinated right...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis vaccine is extremely effective in preventing transmission to partners. At birth, the baby would receive both vaccine and immunoglobulin. Read more »

Tenofovir & Hepatitis B

I take the HIV drug Atripla, which contains tenofovir (Viread). I understand tenofovir has... Read more »

Hepatitis B+

What if pregnant woman is hepatitis B+? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Getting the Message Straight: Effects of a Brief Hepatitis Prevention Intervention Among Injection Drug Users

... Toward the goal of redressing gaps in the knowledge of injection drug users (IDUs) about hepatitis risk and prevention, the researchers developed a brief intervention for delivery at syringe-exchange programs (SEPs) in three Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...evaluation and treatment of chronic liver disease, and measures to prevent further transmission. The feasibility of including viral hepatitis prevention activities in existing prevention programs has been demonstrated. However, the challenges to... Read more »
AIDS Action

Why Invest in HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention?

...currently no federal funding to provide core public health services for viral hepatitis; states receive on average $90,000 for adult hepatitis prevention. This provides for little more than a position in the health department. Funds will be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chinese, U.S. Agencies Help Hepatitis B Prevention in Northwest China

... In a bid to stop the spread of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in northwest China's Qinghai province, the Chinese Foundation for Hepatitis Prevention and Control (CFHPC) and Stanford University's Asian Liver Center are offering free vaccines to the... Read more »
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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
...This article Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the Read more »

insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
...I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem Read more »