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Safety Of Hepatitis A Vaccination For Pregnant Women

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some...
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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 need to know if your 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
...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. Since you already have HBV infection,... Read more »

what to do????????

My husband has been told that he may infact have hepititas c..We have been married 3 yrs now. I have 2 small children from my prior marrage that live in the same house with us. My concern is for me and my children not to be infected with this virus....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hepatitis specialist, if he ultimately is confirmed to have the virus, OK?Dr. BobAIDS COMMUNITY RESEARCH INITIATIVE OF AMERICA Viral Hepatitis and HIV By Tim Horn and James Learned 2004 Hepatitis C What Is Hepatitis C and How Is It... Read more »

HEPATITIS VACCINATION

My son's doctor advised him to get a hepatitis vaccination.Although exposed to drugs, he never used a needle or had unprotected sex relations. What is hepatitis exactly and why would a vaccination be advised?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are hepatitis viruses that affect the liver and cause inflammation. Hepatitis A is contracted through cotaminated water; hepatitis B is contracted through sex or injection drug use. I am a big believer in Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...(approximately 3 months) against Hepatitis B. Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Are pregnant women tested for Hepatitis B? Yes. When a pregnant woman comes in for prenatal care, she will be given a series of routine blood tests, including one... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...incarcerated population, testing should be performed even if the woman was tested before incarceration. The HBsAg status of a pregnant woman should be reported to the hospital where she will deliver her infant, along with other prenatal medical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...effects to developing fetuses when Hepatitis B vaccine is administered to pregnant women. Meanwhile, new HBV infection in a pregnant woman might result in severe disease for the mother and chronic infection for the newborn. Can Hepatitis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...within a household? What are ways hepatitis C is not spread? Who is at risk for hepatitis C? What is the risk of a pregnant woman passing hepatitis C to her baby? Can a person get hepatitis C from a mosquito or other insect bite? ... Read more »
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Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...case of a positive test result immediate therapy would be necessary. Even study results that shed light on the AZT use of pregnant women arent able to wake up the authors. They describe a 5 - 6-fold higher risk of a rapidly progredient course... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? 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 »