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How Can Hepatitis A Be Prevented

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Can Vaccination completely prevent Hepatitis B?

Hi, my girlfriend was infected of Hepatitis B virus when she was very young, and a check a few years ago was still positive. I learned that I should get vaccinated before having sex and if we were to have a baby, he/she should be vaccinated right...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis vaccine is extremely effective in preventing transmission to partners. At birth, the baby would receive both vaccine and immunoglobulin. Read more »

Tenofovir & Hepatitis B

I take the HIV drug Atripla, which contains tenofovir (Viread). I understand tenofovir has... Read more »

Hepatitis B+

What if pregnant woman is hepatitis B+? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Getting the Message Straight: Effects of a Brief Hepatitis Prevention Intervention Among Injection Drug Users

... Toward the goal of redressing gaps in the knowledge of injection drug users (IDUs) about hepatitis risk and prevention, the researchers developed a brief intervention for delivery at syringe-exchange programs (SEPs) in three Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Hepatitis D virus, a viroid (incomplete virus) that requires an active (acute or chronic) HBV infection to replicate and cause delta hepatitis virus infection, delta hepatitis, and chronic liver disease. IDUs: Injection-drug users; persons who... Read more »
AIDS Action

Why Invest in HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention?

...and laboratory equipment and supplies. Increasing the purchase of drugs and therapies for those diagnosed with HIV, TB, viral hepatitis and STDs. Reducing the loss of productivity and absenteeism due to complications of diseases. Increasing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chinese, U.S. Agencies Help Hepatitis B Prevention in Northwest China

... In a bid to stop the spread of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in northwest China's Qinghai province, the Chinese Foundation for Hepatitis Prevention and Control (CFHPC) and Read more »
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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
...This article Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the Read more »

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 »