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How Often Is The Hepatitis Vaccine Given

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hepatitis vaccination

Dr.young i want to know if hiv positive but with undetectable viral load can get hepatitis and yellow fever vaccines.And what about other viral vaccines,is there any contraindication.thank you.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for your post.Hepatitis A and B vaccinations are recommended for all persons with HIV infection (provided that you don't already have natural infection with either hepatitis virus).Yellow fever vaccination should only be given to... Read more »

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taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about... Read more »

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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

Outbreaks of hepatitis A among men who have sex with men (MSM) are a recurring problem in many large cities in the industrialized world ( 1 , 2 ) . Because MSM are at high risk for acquiring hepatitis A, in 1995 the Advisory Committee on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

Table of Contents Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins,... Read more »
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Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics What is the case definition for acute Hepatitis A? ... 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

In the United States, hepatitis A remains one of the most frequently reported diseases that is preventable by vaccine; the vaccine was licensed in 1995. Recognized risk factors include contact with an infected person, contact with a day care center,... Read more »
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