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Immune System Hep B

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HEP-B immunity

Hi,I had hep-B back in 1993(3 weeks ill) andas of Sept2000 am HIV+.My family Dr. stated thatI now show no antibodies.This was passed on to my specialist and the 1st course of action was a double doseof the vaccine.He also requested special blood...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
What this means, is that you did not develop the antibodies that give you immunity.You may be at risk of another infection with a particle of the B virus ,or you may have latent disease.Your doctor should run a HB dna to be sure if you cleared all... Read more »

raped and infected with HIV and HepB

Dear Dr FransinoMy name is richard i am 22 from the UK.I find myself in an unenviable position of... Read more »

Liver enzymes, HepB, HIV

Dr. Glad to see this section. I have many questions, however, here is the story first: I have come... 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 »
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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 »

posible coinfeccion??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
buenas tardes a todos. he encontrado este foro no hace mucho y quisiera exponer mi caso: despues de una relacion de riesgo a las 3 semanas me hice analisis del vih y de hepatitis, siendo las dos negativas. a los 4 meses me lo volvi a hacer y me... Read more »

hep and hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you are exposed to hiv and hep at the same time, will that extend the window period for testing. Or will you still get a conclusive test at the 12/13 week mark? 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 »