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How Many Shots Is The Hepatitis B Vaccine Series

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Hepatitis B Vaccination Shot Series Interuption

If a person has had one or two shots in the three shot series, discontinued for some reason for quite some time and then want's to complete the series, can the series be resumed where it left off, or is there a time frame as to how long before you...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It is probably safer to start the series over, but you can always check the antibody level and just get the booster. Either way there is no danger. Almost everyone one Read more »

Hepatitus B

I had sex with a girl who has hepatitus B. What should I do???I had Hepatitus A movado vaccine is... Read more »

Hep B and Pregnancy

I had to get the Hepatitis B Vaccine because I work in the health department at a hospital. I have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus, call your health professional or your health department. If a person who has been exposed to Hepatitis B virus gets the Hepatitis B vaccine and/or a shot called "HBIG" (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 24 hours, Hepatitis B infection... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...are more than three times as likely as Whites to be diagnosed, reports the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A series of shots can prevent both hepatitis A and B, but no vaccine exists for hepatitis C. Once a person becomes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...people with HIV. Hepatitis (See fact sheet 506 ): Two hepatitis A vaccine shots are given. Hepatitis B vaccine is a series of three shots. There is no vaccine for hepatitis C . Flu shots are recommended in the fall for all people with... Read more »
The Body PRO

HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...vaccine responses in our cohort of HIV-positive individuals, of which we looked at 626 participants who had been vaccinated with hepatitis B vaccine after their HIV diagnosis. Michael Landrum, M.D. What we found was that individuals... Read more »
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi Everybody, I had a risky exposure. I live in canada. I got tested for p24 on 19th day, 4 weeks MEIA, 8 weeks MEIA, 12 weeks MEIA, all negative. I still have digestion problems, my stool comes out in the same order I ate food and has the... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

answer me because bob dosnt.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here is a general query. Two guys , Mark and Jack live an the Bahamas having fun and frolicking all day long. Mark the smarter one has himself vaccinated against hepatitis the same day Jack gets infected. Both meet each other at the STD testing... Read more »