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Hepatitis Vaccine Children

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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

... Diphtheria is another bacterial disease. It can be passed from person to person and is common in homeless people. Diphtheria and tetanus vaccines are always combined. Tetanus and diphtheria vaccines are usually given to children as a series of three shots. A single booster shot can be given every ten years. People with HIV should not receive the shots more than once every 10 years, or after 5 years if injured. Getting this shot more...
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hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about .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 you have Read more »


Do the hepatitis vaccines work on all three strains?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...there may be one shot that combines both vaccines coming out soon. There is unfortunately no vaccine for hepatitis C. All of our children are getting hepatitis B vaccine now and some people think that we all should be vaccinated against hepatitis... Read more »


Please explain the following:Hep B Surf AB results: borderline abnormalI was vaccinated for Hepatitis due to my job with children about 10 years ago and I also had malaria in '73.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I find the lab result "borderline abnormal" as extremely odd. Antibodies are reactive or non-reactive. When reactive they infer protection from HBV infection. What I suspect is that your antibody level may be "borderline" in terms of protection per... Read more »

Hepatitis Vaccine (HBV)/ Viral Loads

I'm a HC professional who's would like to get updated info on the prominence of viral load increases/ other effects after hepatitis vaccine administration to HIV+ persons.
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
...after receiving HBV vaccine. Randomised trial of intradermal Mycobacterium vaccae or intradermal hepatitis B immunisation in children with HIV infection. Vaccine. 1999 Jun 4;17(20-21):2583-7.MH Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...primates susceptible to HAV infection What are the signs and symptoms of HAV infection? Some persons, particularly young children, are asymptomatic. When symptoms are present, they usually occur abruptly and can include the following: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1996-1997

...population in the vaccination campaign in Atlanta is well below that seen in community-wide hepatitis A vaccine programs targeted to children and adolescents in other areas ( 5 , 6 ) . Vaccination programs targeted to persons in age groups other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...have been in 40 years. The Hepatitis A vaccine was introduced in 1995 and health professionals now routinely vaccinate all children, travelers to certain countries, and persons at risk for the disease. Many experts believe Hepatitis A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevent Hepatitis A

...caused by the hepatitis A virus. Hepatitis A can affect anyone. Hepatitis A is still a common disease in the United States. Young children can be infected with the virus but not show symptoms. These children often spread the illness to older... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...I did not and will not miss a dose. I found a website and ordered a product to help with pill swallowing. It is used with children and adults who have difficulty with taking pills. As soon as I receive it, I will let you all know if it works. ... Read more »


Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need them anyway huh? The ones I'm most concerned with are my children, we are very very close. I do believe they would jump to conclusions that I'm dying real soon and will be very... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...transmit a blood-borne disease." At the same time, pediatric immunologist Dr. Arye Rubenstein is seeing in his Bronx clinic children of drug addicts presenting immune suppression symptoms. No helper T-cells in Los Angeles man Dr. Michael... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »