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How Often Is The Hepatitis Vaccine Given

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Vaccine B given at the CORRECT time.

I have had the Hep.B vaccination March 8th, April 8th and October 18th. Is the third vaccine usually given 6 months after the first or second vaccine.If there has been an error, how do I correct it.Thanking you in advance....
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
The third vaccine is given 6 months after the first shot, in your case,should have been in September.You should have the Hepatitis B surface antibody test.If the test is positive ,you developed immunity, even with the late dose.If it is negative... Read more »

Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines

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People living with HIV are at risk for getting the hepatitis B virus (HBV). They also have a higher risk of HBV disease and death. And although healthy adults infected with HBV have only a 1 in 10 chance of developing the disease, the rate soars to... Read more »
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ADVICE given for those worried about window n HEP

Posted by Anonymous
We know it is disconcerting to folks not to have one definite, no exceptions, hands down, this is it statement about when to test for HIV. The truth is, that would not be wise because of what we know about HIV transmission. Transmission concersn two... Read more »

Re jamie hep vaccine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Jamie, if you were vaccinated in school,im sure it was for hep B , I knoww is one for hep A but in school it would have been hep B ,so i wouldn't worry about that, As for me I never was vaccinated , So my stress level is still up there. Hope your... Read more »

HBV Vaccine What can I expect?

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First timer here! Just wanted to know what can I expect when taking the HBV Vaccine. I'm about to start next month. I would like to hear, what can I expect? Are there any side effect and how was your T-cell response to this vaccine? Any info you... Read more »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
the vaccines extend the period of window? 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... Read more »