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How Long Does It Take To Get The Hep B Antibody

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Girlfriend told me she was born with HepB Antibodies

Hi there,I am very confused about this subject - the research I've done makes things even more confusing. From what I've read on here and elsewhere I think I am fine.. but hoping to get an ok from a doctor on here! I will try and summarize...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Your hepatitis B surface antibodies are protective as long as they were present before you had contact with your girlfriend. I do not know how long you have been together. I am not clear about your girlfriend's status. Perhaps she was... Read more »

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if hep.b.surface antibody+ can you get hep.b on needle stick injury

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AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

The Truth About STDs

Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... 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

Please 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 »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... Read more »
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coinfection hepb & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
understand 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 »

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 »

Hep B infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How 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 »

std test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had protected sex and 3 days later i had std test done they said everything was negative and they told me that i Should wait a month to make it conclusive and I also heard that you should wait 3 months which one is right . ? the only ones that... Read more »