How Long Does It Take To Become Infected With Hep B After Exposure
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Tufts University School of MedicineAs long as you have lost your hepatitis B surface antigen (eg, you are HBsAg non-reactive), and have gained hepatitis B surface antibody (you are HBsAb positive), you have recovered from Hepatitis B infection and you cannot pass the infection onto... Read more »
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A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United StatesPlease note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesunderstand hepb coinfection can affect test accuracy of hiv.
any advise on :
1) is this true? anyone has actually experienced and seen it?
2) will results at 6-7weeks be good even if there's coinfection?
3) will antibodies be detected even if some... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes anyone have a clue about the possibilities for a simultanious hepatitis-b/hiv co-infection? Would a simultanious infection have any effect on symptoms?
- after 4 weeks - very small rash on left cheek (for 3 weeks). Slightly reddish... Read more »
Posted by justagirl72So my employee health nurse called to let me know that my test for HIV and Hep C were Negative..yay..but I know its not conclusive. my HepB was reactive but I have an immunity from a vaccine..so now its back to the waiting game and counting the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHow likely is it to get infected with Hep B through kissing (1-2 minutes) and unprotected blow job and unprotected cunnilingus? Would a coinfection slow down the immune systems' ability to produce antibody? I only got the first 2 shots of the 3... Read more »
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