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History Of Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B

...just want to ask you a question?I am 25 years old guy and i have taken both the doses of Hepatitis B vaccine and dont have any history of Hepatitis B and never indulge in sex with out proctection. What are the chances of getting Hepatitis B if...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would check your hepatitis B surface antibody to be absolutely sure that you responded to the vaccine in order to protect yourself against hepatitis B. However, Read more »

Hepatitis B and HIV Antibody Production

...there are studies showing that individuals with a history of Hepatitis B take longer to produce... Read more »

hepsera

i have been taking hepsera for the last 3 yrs and my viral load came down from 3,000,000 to 200... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hemophiliacs, History of Virus in U.S. Blood Supply

... USA Today on Wednesday examined HIV/AIDS among hemophiliacs and the history of the virus in the U.S. blood supply. Hemophilia, a condition in which a person's blood does not clot normally, mostly occurs Read more »
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

...there may be an increased risk of liver failure after chemotherapy treatment among patients with pancreatic cancer who have a history of hepatitis B infection. Dr. Hassan noted that if their findings are confirmed, oncologists may want to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...study identified an HBV prevalence of 17.8% and a history of vaccination among another 5.5%. Medical records are reviewed for a history of hepatitis B vaccination or evidence of HBV infection from prior clinical testing. All inmates are offered... 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 »