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Is It Normal For Hospitals To Give A Hepatitis Vaccine To A Newborn

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Vaccinations and HIV

...reaction. The shots can cause a lump that can last for a few weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an "MMR" shot. The vaccine usually gives life-long protection against these diseases. If you were born after 1957 and did not get these vaccines as a child, you should...
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hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SideEffects/Current/Q205995.html .my question are,is't possible to take hepatitis B or A vaccine while i was on truvada and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...When your viral load is suppressed it is a GREAT time to take hepatitis vaccines, like hepatitis A and B.There is not good information about what is a safe quantity of wine to drink each week when you have Read more »

hepatitis vaccine

if i all ready had the vaccine and i sleep with someone who has hepatitis will i get it to
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are hepatitis vaccines against hepatitis A and B.....not Hepatitis C so you need to know more about the hepatitis status of your partner and you also Read more »

another hepatitis vaccine in what year ?

helo Dr; please do not mind my english but i do believe you could understand,.though i'll get my last shot of hepatitis vaccines next month 27july to complete for three doses.so my question is ,how long could i re-take it again ,10yrs or 20yrs...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I assume that you are talking about hepatitis B vaccine. If you are taking your vaccine now, there is no need to take it again, unless you have an ongoing risk of getting infected, such as having sex with a person with chronic HBV infection. In... Read more »

hepatitis vaccination for hiv+

does hiv+ and hepatitis B carrier need vaccination for hepatitis A and C? Thank you.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post.First off, there is no vaccination for hepatitis C.All persons with HIV (or gay, HIV negative men) should be offered vaccinations for hepatitis A and hepatitis B; this is a US national guideline recommendation. ... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...transmission has four components: 1) prevention of perinatal HBV infection through maternal screening and postexposure prophylaxis of newborns of HBsAg-positive mothers; 2) hepatitis B vaccination of all infants to prevent infection in childhood... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...yellowing of the skin or of the eyes (jaundice). Your health care provider will check your blood to see if your liver is working normally. These "liver function" tests measure the amounts of certain chemicals: bilirubin, AST, and ALT (or SGOT and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Normal Laboratory Values

... W 0.12-0.50 µkat/liter M 0.17-0.92 µkat/liter x 0.01667 Albumin 3.1 - 4.3 g/dl 31 - 43 g/liter x 10 Alkaline Phosphatase W 30-100 units/liter M 45-115 units/liter W 0.5-1.67 µkat/liter W 0.75-1.92 µkat/liter x 0.01667 ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...cirrhosis are at risk for liver cancer, liver failure, and death. How Is It Diagnosed? Sometimes, people with hep C have abnormally high results on routine blood tests that measure liver enzymes. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information on... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...Desrosiers' results are later called into question when, in 1994, Dr. Ruth Ruprecht shows data from experiments in which she gave newborn monkeys a later version of Desrosiers' vaccine, and all develop AIDS from the vaccine. Third... Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »