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History Of Hepatitis B Vaccine

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PLEASE IM BEGGING ANSWER MY QUESTION!

hello I am a dental lab technician... the other day I had a cut with a duplicate of a denture of a patient (a duplicate has never been physically in the mouth)... but is a copy of the one the patient had in the mouth, taken from an impression of the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would not recommend any testing for hepatitis viruses.As a dental technician, you will want to be certain your hepatitis B vaccine is up to date for any significant exposures in the future. You may want to discuss with your physician your... Read more »

Am I positive?

Hi i am a 26 year old gay man and am a "bottom".Recently I went for a HIV screening test and both... Read more »

antibody conversion after hep b vaccine series

In the begining of the year i recieved the hep b vaccine. When i got the serum antibody results... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...normally produces antibodies to HBsAg as part of the normal immune response to infection. HBsAg is the antigen used to make Hepatitis B vaccine. Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs): The presence of anti-HBs is generally... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Investigation and Postexposure Prophylaxis After Identification of a Case of Hepatitis A Table 4: Recommended Dosages of Licensed Hepatitis B Vaccines Box 4: Groups Recommended for Preexposure Hepatitis B Vaccination Table 5: Postexposure... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

...your liver? There are many things that you can do to help yourliver stay healthy. These include: Getting hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccines. Havinganother viral infection in your liver can worsenhepatitis C. Drinking less, or stoping... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...Pediatr Infect Dis J 1992;11:866-74. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP): inactivated hepatitis B virus vaccine . MMWR 1982;31:317-8, 327-8. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices... Read more »
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Testing History.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
November 11, 2004 Abbott Oraquik (two weeks after very high risk exposure), negative. 1st week Feb, 2005 Abbott Determine HIV 1/2, negative. 1st week June, 2005 , same test, negative. 1st week October, 2005, same test, negative. 1st week January... Read more »

Sad history... please help me... not fair...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It happened on October 2004, I had sex with a woman (she knew that maybe she was positive), the condom ripped... for a long while, I found out maybe 10 minutes later, blood involved... Convinced the girl to take a test, on November 2004, negative... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got hiv.am not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected sex, except with my ex boyfriend, who i was... Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...I've been sick more than any other recent years conbined. Prior to this year, a broken wrist - that's it. Despite my testing history, I can't shake this fear that HIV may be causing my ongoing problems and that the testing may have missed it. ... Read more »