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How Does The Hep B Vaccine Work

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Hep B Vaccination? work against Lamivudine Resistant YMMD Virus.

Hello Doc, I just finished 4 years of Lamivudine (Epivir) and I developed YMMD Mutant Virus. Now I am on Baraclude. My question is that will Hep B Vaccination that my family recieved years ago, will it work against YMMD Mutant Virus or even Hepsera...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Yes the vaccine should be effective regardless.Good luck to you with your treatment. Read more »

Did my Hep-B vaccine work?

Dear Dr. Holodniy,After testing + for HIV I was vaccinated for Hep-A and B. My cd4 counts were... Read more »

Hep B Vaccine not working

I've taken the Hepatitis B vaccine at least three times now. Once involved me coming in once a week... Read more »
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Adding GM-CSF to Hepatitis B Vaccine Fails to Work

... People living with HIV are at risk for getting the hepatitis B virus (HBV). They also have a higher risk of HBV disease and death. And although healthy adults infected with HBV have only a Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...was called "non-A non-B hepatitis". Hepatitis A and B All HIV-positive people should bevaccinated against hepatitis A andhepatitis B. The immune responsesto these vaccines should be checked oncea year and boosted when necessary. After a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for about 20 years. Hepatitis B can cause serious... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, November 13, 2008

...research has taught us about heart disease risk in HIVers and how it can be reduced. (Article from Positively Aware)   Hep B Vaccine Works Better Among HIVers on Treatment, Study Finds Hepatitis B vaccination is about twice as... Read more »
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hep and hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you are exposed to hiv and hep at the same time, will that extend the window period for testing. Or will you still get a conclusive test at the 12/13 week mark? Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
...heard about was HIVand next to nothing about Hep-B, and furthermore I always practiced safe sex! If I had known there was a vaccine to prevent this altogether I would sooo have done it PERIOD!. I would really appreciate ANYONE out there that can... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

GOOD NEWS! THERAPEUTIC VACCINE SEEMS 2 B WORKING!

Posted by Anonymous
...the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley. "There's still a long way to go from here before we will be able to give the vaccine to the public, but at least we have a candidate that generates the right kind of immune response," Schooley... Read more »