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How Long Hep B Shot Works

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hep b and antibiotics

do i need to get the third shot in hepatitis b series if i am on antibiotics, how long should i wait, also how long after 3rd shot before you get titre to see if series worked in your system
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Antibiotics should not affect your response. Read more »

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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 »
PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

...or outbreaks in the water supply. Most people get Hep A from contaminated water, which can happen anywhere. You can get Hep B through sexual contact via semen and/or vaginal fluid, blood (syringe, needlesticks or transfusions), or breast milk... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver ; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C? ... Read more »
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