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How Often Do You Need A Hepatitis A Vaccine

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taking hepatitis vaccine needed?

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 sustiva my cd4 is 290 vl...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV+ patients on Atripla (or Sustiva/efavirenz + Truvada) with CD4 counts 290 and HIV levels undetectable generally can safely (usually with good immune response) take hepatitis A and B vaccines. The health benefits of red wine remain somewhat... Read more »

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?

Hello Dr Barbara ,my question are,is't possible to take hepatitis B or A vaccine while i was on... Read more »

hepatitis vaccine

if i all ready had the vaccine and i sleep with someone who has hepatitis will i get it to Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1996-1997

...physicians of the outbreak and encouraged them to educate their patients about the risk for hepatitis A transmission and to offer the hepatitis A vaccine to MSM because of anecdotal information linking the outbreak to MSM. To improve... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Outbreak of Hepatitis A Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Implications for Hepatitis A Vaccination Strategies

...community-wide outbreak, evaluated the risk factors for hepatitis A among MSM, and looked for potential opportunities to deliver the hepatitis A vaccine to MSM. Between Nov. 1, 1998 and May 30, 1999, 136 hepatitis A cases were reported to the... Read more »
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

Safety and Immunogenicity of Hepatitis A Vaccine in HIV-Infected Patients: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial

The use of an inactivated hepatitis A (HepA) vaccine provides affordable protection against HAV infection, which may be of particular importance in those who are HIV-infected. One of the inactivated HepA vaccines, HAVRIX, is highly immunogenic in... Read more »
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Getting tested together first

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Before sex you can get tested together first forsexually transmitted diseases, AIDS HIV, TB tuberculosis, hepatitis and vaccinated for hepatitis http://NotB4WeKnow.EditThisPage.com oo__ don Read more »

- just found out - any advice on my #'s?

Posted by TheReader, 6 Replies
I'm 25yrs old and I recently went to the doctor about the second week of Jan because I had this feeling like there was something wrong with me (just a mental thing). Back in Aug I dated a guy whom I very much fell in love with (i thought he was neg... Read more »

Confused

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Question 1: How soon should I test for Hep B? Recently the condom broke when I was performing insertive anal intercourse. I will get an HIV antibody test in 6 months, but how soon should I be tested for Hepatitis exposure (either A or B)? This... Read more »

Mr. Sowadsky says its okay too donate

Posted by nomoreworry4me
Response from Mr. Sowadsky Hi. Thank you for your question. Actually, this is an extremely controversial issue. If you look at CDC and FDA guidelines, a man who has had sex with another man (since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs,... Read more »