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How Long Does It Take To Acquire Hep B Immunization

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Hepatitus a abd b

How long are the vaccinations good for? THX
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis A and B immunizations provide many years of immunity; HAV can be for decades. HBV immunity often varies from person to person; that is why we recommend Read more »

Serbia calling... failure in hep B vaccination and more...

Hello dear Dr. McGovern,I am writing to ask about vaccination against hepatitis A and B. I read... Read more »

Hep B vaccination and Hep B surface Ag

Is it possible to get a positive Hep B surface Ag if I do a blood test within 2 weeks of receiving... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... 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 »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Stimulating Vaccine Development:

...appropriate types of immune responses." Michel J. Caulfield, PhD, with Merck Research Laboratories, turned to the example of hepatitis B virus (HBV). Chronic carriers of HBV have elevated levels of alanine aminotransferase liver enzyme and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...have responded to hepatitis B vaccination with anti-HBs concentrations of > 10 mIU/mL do not require additional passive or active immunization after an HBV exposure and do not need further periodic testing to assess anti-HBs concentrations. ... Read more »
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Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with... Read more »

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 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 »