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Mode Of Transmission Of Hepatitis B

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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 »
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 Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Q&A: Drs. Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Breakthrough Microbicide Researchers

An experimental vaginal gel is showing great promise in the fight against HIV. The groundbreaking new microbicide -- which contains the antiretroviral drug tenofovir (prescribed orally under the name Viread) -- has been shown to significantly cut... Read more »
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Answer this please

Hi Expert, Could you explain the common symptoms of HIV for a 15 years old boy. I have this stupid cough since last 4 days.And i have itchy rashes in my feet 10-13 Red raised spots, i put alcohol and its so painful. Please help me...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYour age doesn't impact the symptoms of HIV what does is if you put yourself at risk of exposure for HIV transmission.The symptoms are not experienced the same by everyone but symptoms are similar to the common cold or flu: fever, fatigue,... Read more »

minor surgery gone wrong

Hello Doc, lovely Dr BobYou must be busy so I thought of trying again. Hope this okay and I would be grateful for a response if it is possible. Thanks Dr Bob for reading this and helping this worry wart.I had a recent minor surgery to remove a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.a) Extremely unlikely! Just how clumsy do you think your surgeons were?b) Anxiety doesn't produce "high fever." I'd suggest you see your doctor for an evaluation.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Tattooing

I was diagnosed positive a couple of days ago. I am low risk and after goingover my lifestyle extensively, my health care worker decided and I concurthat the most likely place that I caught HIV from was a tattoo that Ireceived in 1991. Apparently I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Tattooing does pose a risk of infection,however, transmission does not commonly occur this way. This is for severalreasons. First of all, most places that do tattoos are very carefulregarding prevention of... Read more »

urine exposure to hbv

suchsecretions has important epidemiological implicationsfor heterosexual and homosexual contact.IntroductionThe parenteral mode of transmission of hepatitis B virus is wellestablished, but non-parenteral (or inapparent parenteral)routes of exposure...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I did not have time to read the entire article since I need to answer many questions tonight, although it looks very interesting...However, I will say that although a virus is recovered in a particular fluid, does not mean that we know it is... Read more »
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Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »