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Is Hepatitis B Vaccine Good For Life

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dearest mam,thanks a lot 4 being such a help to HBV sufferers like me. am regular reader of ur forum.. its very informative n encouraging. now since u agree HBV carriers can marry.. is it possible to have normal sex life wid ur partner protectively...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
For all patients who have hepatitis B infection:Please know that your steady sex partner should be vaccinated against hepatitis B. The vaccine is excellent and very protective. Persons who are vaccinated should have testing of antibodies to be... Read more »

hepatitis a and b vaccination

my son lost the last shot of hepatitis vaccination a and was in 2007. do I need to repeat the... Read more »


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

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

...Prevention (proposed). References CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP): inactivated hepatitis B virus vaccine . MMWR 1982;31:317-22, 327-8. CDC. Prevention of perinatal transmission of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

...Hepatitis B. There is currently no vaccine for Hepatitis C . The vaccine for Hepatitis A consists of two shots over 6 months. The Hepatitis B vaccine consists of 3 shots over 5-6 months. To get full protection (immunity) against Hepatitis A or... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

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 »

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...Hey - So far this has been a life changing month. On January 11, 2008 I found out I an HIV after taking a test during a routine yearly physical. Talk about dumb Read more »

To test or not to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I received a blow job from a guy that I had just met. (I am a male). All that happened was that he performed oral on me...nothing else. I did not know his status. That is my only risk. Am I at risk? Should I go and get tested? Let... Read more »