How Long Does The Hepatitis A Vaccine Work

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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis A and B. 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 disease. If you were exposed to hepatitis B, you should have antibodies. If you don't, you should get vaccinated. A...
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hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SideEffects/Current/Q205995.html .my question are,is't possible to take hepatitis B or A vaccine while i was on truvada and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...When your viral load is suppressed it is a GREAT time to take hepatitis vaccines, like hepatitis A and B.There is not good information about what is a safe quantity of wine to drink each week when you have Read more »

another hepatitis vaccine in what year ?

helo Dr; please do not mind my english but i do believe you could understand,.though i'll get my last shot of hepatitis vaccines next month 27july to complete for three doses.so my question is ,how long could i re-take it again ,10yrs or 20yrs...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I assume that you are talking about hepatitis B vaccine. If you are taking your vaccine now, there is no need to take it again, unless you have an ongoing risk of getting infected, such as having sex with a person with chronic HBV infection. In... Read more »

Hepatitis vaccine

I have completed my round of vaccines for hepatitis a and b and my doctor recently did a bllod test to see if it created the antibodies it needed too. He said it didn't and that I would have to have the shots again at a higher dosage. Why didn't it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Not everyone has a satisfactory response to hepatitis B vaccine. A double dose may certainly work. Read more »

hepatitis vaccine

if i all ready had the vaccine and i sleep with someone who has hepatitis will i get it to
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are hepatitis vaccines against hepatitis A and B.....not Hepatitis C so you need to know more about the hepatitis status of your partner and you also Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...decreasing in the United States? Yes. Rates of Hepatitis A in the United States are the lowest they have been in 40 years. The Hepatitis A vaccine was introduced in 1995 and health professionals now routinely vaccinate all children, travelers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection in the United States? Hepatitis A rates in the United States have declined by 92% since Hepatitis A vaccine first became available in 1995. In 2007, 2,979 acute symptomatic cases of Hepatitis A... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...Lower results are better. The best is "undetectable," but this does not mean "zero." This test shows how well your treatment is working. Get a baseline test and every 3 or 4 months. Resistance test (See fact sheet 126 ): This shows if your... Read more »
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Hepatitis A and B Vaccination Rates Improve

...22.3 percent, and the hepatitis B vaccination rate at 33.4 percent. Three out of four respondents said they were aware of the hepatitis A vaccine prior to taking the survey (up from 65.2 percent last year). 73.5 percent also said they were aware... Read more »