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Infected With Hepatitis B

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Ask the Experts
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...fashion - through injection drug use or sex.Patients who have HIV before they get HBV have a lower chance of clearing their hepatitis B. Read more »

Acute Hepatitis B infection cleared - risk of reactivation?

I had a severe bout with Hep B 7 years ago, I cleared the infection, I am Surface Antigen negative... Read more »

Can a hepatitis B infected girl think marriage

Hi,My sister got diagnosed to HBV virus recently is at home and left her job.The doctor first... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syringe Exchange and Risk of Infection With Hepatitis B and C Viruses

...users involved in a Seattle-King County, Wash., needle-exchange program indicates that the program was not effective in reducing hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) among the users. The authors of the study note that, while... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Expands Testing Recommendations for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection

...deaths each year from cirrhosis and liver cancer. The CDC recommendations are key to increasing the early diagnosis of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, since many of the estimated 800,000-1.4 million Americans with chronic HBV... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...determine the status of an individual's chronic HBV. The results of blood work for HBV can tell whether: you've never been infected with hepatitis B and haven't been vaccinated (consider getting the vaccine); you were probably infected within... 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

...1992;16:1334-7. McMahon BJ, Holck P, Bulkow L, Snowball M. Serologic and clinical outcomes of 1536 Alaska Natives chronically infected with hepatitis B virus. Ann Intern Med 2001;135:759-68. Silva AE, McMahon BJ, Parkinson AJ, Sjogren MH,... Read more »
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hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...apart from HIV. I have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B... Read more »

you must be kidding me

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
http://www.webspawner.com/users/hivtest/ this site claims they have documented cases of people taking up to 3 years to test positive by antibody test and is updated till 2006 feb Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
unprotected sex left me with ab std which was treated and hep b. 6 weeks later i had all the symptoms nght sweats, fever, itching hands and feet, swollen glands, on and off for over 2 months. have been tested every month negative for 6 months. does... Read more »