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Time Frame Between Adult Hep B Injections

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very concerned-close family members recently diagnosed with hepb and c.

two family members has recently been diagonosed with hepb and hepc. Im worried because we have spent alot of time around them and i know they are not clean people. I rarely ever see them wash their hands afer using the bathroom or before preparing...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B is usually spread through exposure to contaminated blood through sex or drug use. Hepatitis C is usually transmitted also through exposure to blood via drug use. It is recommended that sharing of utensils and toothbrushes and razors is... Read more »

Should I repeat the HepB vaccine?

I am a dental hygienist and have had the HepB vaccine series two times in the last twenty years. I... Read more »

hep-b treatment

I am a patient of hep-b for five years.First two and half year i used lamivudine (one time HBeAG... Read more »
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Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

The Truth About STDs

Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as... 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 This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I would like to point out John Hopkin's Aids Service please read the publications about HIV tests and Symptoms and please don't bother Dr. Joel with Worried Well questions read the archives everything under the sun has been asked.I am a IV Drug user... Read more »