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Hepatitis Shots And Newborns

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including
Ask the Experts

Hepatitis B s Antigen: Positiv ?+ a diferent story

Hello Dr Barbara McGovern,I have few questions because our story is a bit different and still we can not get the answers. I know your time is valuable and will try keep it brief.My wife received the tests today(did it twice to be sure)Meanwhile a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...- if she is truly positive...then she will need monitoring during pregnancy and will also need preventative therapy for the newborn baby - which should keep the baby extremely safe. However, I am not quite sure this test is truly positive. Please... Read more »

yellow skin

hiv positive since 2000 taking kaletra+truvada for 5years notice yellowing of skin liver test is normal cd4 550 vl under 50 can this be do to my regimen or my hiv status or both is there anything i can do
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...yellow skin. Bruise - the skin area of a bruise may go yellow usually as part of recovery. Carotenemia - yellow skin Chronic Hepatitis C - Yellow skin Congenital syphilis - yellow skin Gallstones - yellow skin Gouty tophi - a skin effect from... Read more »

newborn and hep c

what is/ are the preventive measures to use on a newborn born to a hep c positive mother
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is only transmitted about 5 percent of the time to the newborn. This is very different than hepatitis B which is transmitted about 90 percent of the time.Hepatitis C antibody is measured in Read more »

needle prick

I am a midwife,after giving hepa b vaccine to a newborn baby whose mother is hepa b reactive i accidentaly prick the needle.I was non reactive for hepa b and right away i started my anti-hepa vaccine until 3 doses.Do i need to have a immunoglubulin...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...correctly, you pricked yourself with a clean needle. There is no reason to have immunoglobulin then. You should be protected against hepatitis B virus in the future however, since you are a healthcare worker. All HCWs should be vaccinated. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...disease. To best protect your baby, follow the advice of his or her doctor. What happens if a baby gets Hepatitis B? Most newborns who become infected with Hepatitis B virus do not have symptoms, but they have a 90% chance of developing... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...Aptivus™,andthe combination of Viread™ plus Hepsera™. Prevention of HBV HBV vaccinations are recommended for all newborns, infants, all childrenaged 11--12 years and children and adolescents aged less than 19 years who wereborn in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line 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 Read more »
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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 »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »