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Safety Of Hepatitis B Vaccine

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Hep B and Pregnancy

I had to get the Hepatitis B Vaccine because I work in the health department at a hospital. I have taken 3 total shots of the vaccine, my last one in July. The doctor said not to get pregnant while I was being administered the vaccine. Am I OK to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There is actually no harm of getting pregnant even DURING the vaccine series or AFTER.There are no safety concerns because of the type of vaccine it is. Read more »

hepatitis a and b vaccination

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

Why did my vaccination for Hep A and B not work

I received three seperate series of twinrix and my body still shows no immunity to Hep A and B. Why... Read more »
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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

...implementation of efforts to reduce SIDS through infant sleep positioning and separation from other persons in bed. 188 The safety of hepatitis B vaccine and other vaccines is assessed continuously through ongoing monitoring of data from VSD,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...strongly endorse using hepatitis B vaccine as a safe and effective way to prevent disease and death. Scientific data show that hepatitis B vaccines are very safe for infants, children, and adults. There is no confirmed evidence which... Read more »
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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 »