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Standard Of Care For Hepatitis B Vaccine Injections In Ill Patients

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Vaccinations and HIV

...germ. They can give you a mild case of disease, but then your immune system kicks in to protect you against a severe case. Other "inactivated" vaccines don't use a living germ. You don't get the disease, but your body can still build up its defenses. Vaccines can have side effects. With live vaccines, you might get a mild case of the disease. With inactivated vaccines, you could have pain, redness, and swelling where you got the shot. You...
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After Hip Replacement surgery and feeling ill.

Question to The Body of evening of Saturday, April 10, 2010, 9:52pm.I had hip replacement surgery on March 3 2010. I am HIV positive and have had an AIDS diagnosis since October of 1994. I have been infected since approximately 1982. It is now 5 1/2...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Hip replacement surgery is a big deal for any patient with lots of stress on the body and demands for recovery/rehabilitation. Often staying in a hospital or getting antibiotics can Read more »

PCR Test?

Hey Doctor Bob: FIRST AND FOREMOST, you should remind all your readers that end of year charity contributions are PERFECT for tax deductions! I donate to your charity every December! Thanks for your kind notes! Fast question for you... I've read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HBV through vaccination, especially if they have compromised immune systems. So it's best for people with HIV to receive the hepatitis B vaccine when their CD4 cell counts are within healthy ranges. If you don't think you were ever infected with... Read more »

Hepatitis B Vaccine and Hiv Antibodies. Donated $50.

Doc Bob, One single question:Does hepatitis b vaccine, 1 day after the encounter, delay the occurance of hiv antibodies? My 3 months test result was negative after insertive anal sex. No symptoms, but injected hepatitis b vaccine two times. 3 months...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A hepatitis B vaccine given one day after a sexual escapade would not be expected to affect the result of HIV screening tests, OK?Thanks for your tax-deductible Read more »

Please help my daughter

fine some peace. I have asked this on the Hep C forum but got no answers.She is 29 weeks pregnant. She has been treated in the emergency room for Anxiety over this question. Her boyfriend is Hep C+. They had unprotected sex in June. She is now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they may not produce enough antibodies to show up on a test. In HIV positive people with a CD4 cell count over 200 cells/mm3, a standard HCV antibody test is usually sufficient; if the CD4 cell count is below 200 cells/mm3, an HCV RNA viral load... Read more »
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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

...Pediatr Infect Dis J 1992;11:866-74. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP): inactivated hepatitis B virus vaccine . MMWR 1982;31:317-8, 327-8. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Investigation and Postexposure Prophylaxis After Identification of a Case of Hepatitis A Table 4: Recommended Dosages of Licensed Hepatitis B Vaccines Box 4: Groups Recommended for Preexposure Hepatitis B Vaccination Table 5: Postexposure... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Clinical Research on HIV/AIDS Vaccines

... responses of vaccinees in AVEG trials. The evaluations use standardized tests, permitting comparison of responses in different ... Read more »
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I am freaking out still 8 months later

Posted by Gator, 2 Replies
...pack a day ? or am i wasting or what ? I feel like the guy above in his post about ending it all but I know if I do that I will be givinginto the devil and letting him win which I will not do. I had a dream a while back and this came to me " you... Read more »

Mystery Illness, Possible Solution Attn DoucheFace

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
http://www.whale.to/vaccine/cantwell2.html This thread is about Gulf War Syndrome. Sounds just like what Douche describes. Maybe he isn't crazy. And GWS can be tranmitted casually. Read more »

for one brief moment... i'll post a pic of me.

Posted by still_here, 6 Replies
...week... I'm going to vent, so please be patient. i'm not sure if i should go backwards or start from the beginning. * we still haven't gone to closing... bastard association needs to run a $75 credit check on us to see if it's still "ok" for... Read more »

antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever. Actually, i'm one of them. I wondered about the following thing: In most HIV literature you read that the seroconverting illness happens somewhere between 2 and 6 weeks after infection. Is it correct to assume that for the ones who... Read more »