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How Does HBV Spread

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HBV spread.

My question is,,Can someone with HBV positive infect others that been vaccinated?....
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
If someone is truly infected with HBV, it is unlikely they would infect someone who has been vaccinated against HBV, or who had prior infection with HBV and now has natural immunity against HBV.... Read more »

HCV and HBV transmission

I'm living in Egypt where HCV widly Spread and I'm Worry about it. I would Like to Know... Read more »

HBV Carrier

Hi, I'm a male HBV (Hepatitis B) carrier. I've three questions that I don't know the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Health Study Focuses on Hepatitis Spread

More than 60,000 US patients were advised to seek testing for hepatitis B and C during the past 10 years due to the failure of non-hospital health care providers to follow basic infection control practices, a new CDC report says. The study, the... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis B? How Is HBV Spread? Prevention of HBV Diagnosis and Treatment HIV Treatment for People Who Are Also Infected With HBV (Co-Infected) What Is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis is an inflammation, or... 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 Stanford University's Asian Liver Center are offering free vaccines to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Caring for Someone Sick at Home

How Flu Spreads Medications to Help Lessen Symptoms of the Flu Steps to Lessen the Spread of Flu in the Home Household Cleaning, Laundry, and Waste Disposal This document has been updated in accordance with the CDC Recommendations for the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Co-infection HIV-HBV chronic

Posted by MPL1160
I am looking to connect with other coinfected with HBV chronic and share experience and info. I am in the NY metropolitan area but not necessarily looking for people in the same area. Anyone interested can either thread or email me direct at... Read more »

HBV Vaccine What can I expect?

Posted by ConcernBlkMan, 2 Replies
First timer here! Just wanted to know what can I expect when taking the HBV Vaccine. I'm about to start next month. I would like to hear, what can I expect? Are there any side effect and how was your T-cell response to this vaccine? Any info you... Read more »

Multi-infections of HBV, HCV, HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This sounds like science fiction, but.....
I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the HCV or HBV after initial liver enzyme elevation and... Read more »

Pegasys for HBV

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
Hey ya'll!
My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects.
has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it?
Thanks,
Shannon Read more »