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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A and B vaccines? How can I avoid getting Hepatitis? How can I learn more about Hepatitis? What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means "inflammation of the liver". There are seven known types of...
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hepatitis A & B shots for travel

hi, i am going to china in about 3 weeks and decided to get hepatitis A and B shots, but i am not sure how long does it take for this shot to start to work? am i going to be immune to hepatits by the time i have to leave? thank you very much for...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Takes about 10 days for an immune response.... Read more »

Hepatitis b shots

If I have had the series of shots can I get hepatitis B ...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
IF you did not have chronic hepatitis B at the time you started the vaccines, and you received the vaccines according to the standard schedule, and your post-vaccine tests showed that you developed protective antibodies, you are protected and cannot... Read more »

3rd Hepatitis B Shot

I got my first Hep B shot in August 2011 and the second one in Sept 2011. I forgot to get the third one and it's July 2012. I will be starting at a new school in January, and Hep B is required. What do I do?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Just get the last HBV vaccine shot.... Read more »

Hepatitis shot sequece

I have had my 1st two shots and missed my 3rd, which was scheduled for Nov.,05. Do I need to start all over or can I just go get the 3rd. now?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Get the third now.... Read more »
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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

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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 disease may have no symptoms... 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 to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

Hepatitis testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know this isn't a hiv question,but does anyone know if hepatitis B and C testing is as accurate at 6 months as hiv tesing.Just wondering as ive tested neg for hiv and hep at 6 months,I know that the hiv is 100% accurate at 6 months but don't know... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »