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Immunoglobulin And Hep A

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Hep Surface ab

I am having Hepatitis B. I came to know when I was pregnant .My son has got Immunoglobulin and Hep B vaccines.Now he is 4 yrs old. Out of my curiosity I asked his pediatrician to check his immunity towards Hep B.The results were like Hep B surface...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
His immunity is lower than your doctor would want so he should have a repeat immunization. Nothing to worry about. Read more »

Hepatitis B and Pregnancy

Is it possible to an unborn child to acquire hep B from a mother who is been positive to hep B for... Read more »

Hepatitis b urine exposure risk? Please help!

Dear Dr McGovern,I`m really extremely concerned and would really really like your advice. I have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...infection or are more likely to get seriously ill if they get Hepatitis A (see Who should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A? ). Immune globulin is available for short-term protection (approximately 3 months) against Hepatitis A, both pre- and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...exposed to Hepatitis A virus and have not been vaccinated against Hepatitis A, you might benefit from an injection of either immune globulin or Hepatitis A vaccine. However, the vaccine or immune globulin must be given within the first 2... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...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 may be prevented. How long does the Hepatitis B virus survive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...serotype of HBV confers immunity to all serotypes. In addition, anti-HBs can be detected for several months after hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG) administration. Persons who recover from natural infection typically will be positive for both... Read more »
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NEGATIVO VIH Y DUDAS CON HEPATITIS

Posted by Quintino2008, 2 Replies
...cual ahora tengo unas dudas que tal vez me puedan contestar o decirme adonde lo puedo averiguar. Yo tengo la vacuna contra la hepatitis B, el resultado del anlisis respecto de las hepatitis dice lo siguiente: Hepatitis B: Antigeno de... Read more »

Tratamiento para Hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hola a todos, investigando en red, he encontrado que existe cura para la hepatitis b, que consiste en vacunar a la persona en tres oportunidades en diferentes momentos. Quisiera que me digan si hay vacunas para Read more »

Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A   d. and vaccinated for hepatitis B and... Read more »