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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 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 Is It... Read more »

Smoking a Cig with someone who has hepatitis B or C

I just fount out that a friend has hepatitis C. We shared a cigerette and the next day she told me... Read more »
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The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...drugs(including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention and Pregnancy

...pregnancy Point of contact for this document What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a serious disease of the liver caused by hepatitis B virus, or HBV. All people, no matter how old they are or where they live, may be at risk for hepatitis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: State Cites Assisted Living Center for Lack of Infection Controls

...Tuesday, the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR) detailed violations found during an investigation into a hepatitis B virus outbreak at an assisted living center. Five GlenCare of Mount Olive residents ages 63-83 who died... Read more »
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Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi. What are the chances of Hep B or Hep C being transmitted by the use of someone elses toothbrush after it has been rinsed with hot water? Also are Hep B or C transmitable by Mucous Membrance contact? Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Not b4 we know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... (b) tuberculosis, (c) hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C and vaccinated for hepatitis B and... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »