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How To Give Hepatitis B Vaccine To Adults

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Do the hepatitis vaccines work on all three strains?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...that combines both vaccines coming out soon. There is unfortunately no vaccine for hepatitis C. All of our children are getting hepatitis B vaccine now and some people think that we all should be vaccinated against hepatitis A as well, because it... Read more »

HEPATITIS B VACCINE

IF I had completed the series of hepa b vaccine and its booster doses, what is the posibility of me... Read more »

is this fatal

I was selabit for 5 years now the first person I was with now tells me he just found out he has... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Double Dose Hepatitis B Vaccine Protects HIV-Infected Adult Patients

... In the current study, investigators evaluated a double dose of hepatitis B vaccine for HIV patients in a double-blinded, randomized, controlled study with numbers for statistical validity. M.O. Fonseca and colleagues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...disease programs Institutions and nonresidential day care facilities for developmentally disabled persons What are the Hepatitis B vaccines licensed for use in the United States? Two single-antigen vaccines and three combination... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...strongly endorse using hepatitis B vaccine as a safe and effective way to prevent disease and death. Scientific data show that hepatitis B vaccines are very safe for infants, children, and adults. There is no confirmed evidence which... 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 »

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 »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test for hep b? Should I be scared of this? What I don't understand is... Read more »