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How Long Does Hepatitis Vaccine Last

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How long does the vaccination last for(Hepatitis A)?

In regards to this question asked before your answer was they seem to last for a very long time. How long is a very long time? 10,20years? Can you be more specific. Thanks!...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The answer is that it varies for each person. So, for example if someone has had an exposure, we will check to see if the antibodies are still protective to be certain that the person is still protected. We don't make those decisions based on... Read more »

Hepatitis Exposure and Vaccination

If you've been exposed to hepatitis, how long do you have to be vaccinated? My parents are... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics What is the case definition for acute Hepatitis A? The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

Table of Contents Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

Table of Contents Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Hepatitis A and B Vaccination as a Paradigm for Effective HIV Vaccine Delivery

"An understanding of vaccine acceptance and uptake is imperative for successful vaccination of populations that will be primary targets for vaccination after a vaccine against HIV is developed and ready for dissemination," researchers wrote. In the... Read more »
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Re jamie hep vaccine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Jamie, if you were vaccinated in school,im sure it was for hep B , I knoww is one for hep A but in school it would have been hep B ,so i wouldn't worry about that, As for me I never was vaccinated , So my stress level is still up there. Hope your... 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 »

Window for Hepatitis and Hiv and more

Posted by Anonymous
Yes, Window in sweden is up to six month but more likely 2 month. This virus can take some times to develop and you are using other tests than Antibodys. Hepatitis is a liver infection so you will have the virus there AND HIV virus is spread in the... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »