Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Often Do I Need A Hep B Vaccination In A Lifetime

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

HepB+ ,lifetime carrier?!

They said, if you are a HepB+ then you'll be a lifetime carrier.IF I am a chronic HepB+ and been cleared of the virus naturally,(as you said ,98 could be cleared off natually), will I still be a carrier?...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
If you clear the virus and develop inmmunity ,you have no virus in your body, and you are not a carrier.Only patients that have the virus in their blood are "carriers",and can be infectious to others by blood or sexual contact.... Read more »

Strange HepB Test Results - Please Help!!

I received the Hepatitis B vaccine in 1999 and never got confirmation of whether the vaccine... Read more »

husband has hepB, can I become pregnant

hi,I am trying to become pregnant, but am worried that my 3rd shot of hep B vaccine is due after 4... Read more »
Articles
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 »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another type of hepatitis C or HIV? About hepatitis viruses Hepatitis A and... Read more »
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 »
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 »
Connect With Others

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 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 »

6weeks/post exposure/pep meds result

Posted by justagirl72
So 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 »

Hepatitis Question

Posted by Anonymous
Hi everyone. I recently had a battery of tests done for STDs. I tested negative for everything (including HIV) except Hepatitis B. (I know this is an HIV board, but I can't find any info on HepB on the web)
So to anyone who also has HepB....what is... Read more »