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Hepatitis Vaccination Side Effects

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Vaccinations and HIV

...but then your immune system kicks in to protect you against a severe case. Other "inactivated" vaccines don't use a living germ. You don't get the disease, but your body can still build up its defenses. Vaccines can have side effects. With live vaccines, you might get a mild case of the disease. With inactivated vaccines, you could have pain, redness, and swelling where you got the shot. You might also briefly feel weakness, fatigue, or...
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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 a

do you have to be quarntined if you have hep a from eating at a restant and how long do you have to be away from family?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Only good hand-washing is required. Family members who desire extra protection can get vaccinated. It is simple and without side effects except some mild pain at the site. Read more »

Hep Vaccination

Dr. Brian Boyle, great web site. This is the flagship for HIV research. Here's my question: Recently I was told by my doctor- HIV specialist- to get a Hepatitis shot- vaccination.He told me there would be no side effects except for a possible...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
That would be unusual. You should contact your doctor and discuss your current problmes and make sure that your symptoms aren't caused by something else. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...may be able donate blood. Check with your blood donation center. How long does Hepatitis A virus survive outside the body? The Hepatitis A virus is extremely hearty. It is able to survive the body's highly acidic digestive tract... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus in his or her blood and can easily spread the virus to others This test is also used to monitor the effectiveness of treatment for chronic Hepatitis B. Hepatitis B e Antibody (HBeAb or... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...not know it? What are the symptoms of chronic hepatitis C? How serious is chronic hepatitis C? What are the long-term effects of hepatitis C? Tests Can a person have normal liver enzyme (e.g. ALT) results and still have... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
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 »

- just found out - any advice on my #'s?

Posted by TheReader, 6 Replies
I'm 25yrs old and I recently went to the doctor about the second week of Jan because I had this feeling like there was something wrong with me (just a mental thing). Back in Aug I dated a guy whom I very much fell in love with (i thought he was neg... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...I asked Montagnier what convinced him that AIDS is caused by a virus. Montagnier answered that over the years apparently an effective treatment has been developed, and this was proof enough for HIV leading to AIDS. In other words, the virologists... Read more »