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Transmission Of Hep B

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High risk Case ..... Transmission

Dear Dr, My husband was detected positive for Hepatits B last year but I was negative for Hep B.His tests said HbsAg +ve,HbeAg -ve,HbeAb +ve anti HIV 1 and 2 -ve,anti HCV -ve (Inactive Carrier of HepB). I got the vaccinations (all 3 shots) for...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B vaccine is very safe and effective. Your levels of protection are excellent and if you had unprotected sex with your husband, you would have excellent protection. Furthermore, your husband is e antigen negative, so his virus levels are... Read more »

Wife immune, can I have kids without infection

Hello, thank you for your assistance.My wife is HepB immune, I have HBSaG only, very low HepB DNA... Read more »

hapB in my boddy

My test result:HepB-HBsAg MEIA non reactiveHepB-AntiHBs MEIA reactive 29.10mlUmlHepB-AntiHBc... Read more »
Articles
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 »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another type of hepatitis C or HIV? About hepatitis viruses Hepatitis A and... 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 »
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 »
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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 »