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Travel Hep B Shots

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hepatitis A & B shots for travel

hi, i am going to china in about 3 weeks and decided to get hepatitis A and B shots, but i am not sure how long does it take for this shot to start to work? am i going to be immune to hepatits by the time i have to leave? thank you very much for...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Takes about 10 days for an immune response. Read more »

Hep A & B vaccination

Have had 1st injection. Is it acceptable to have the second in 5 days instead of 7 and then again... Read more »

Traveling outside of the US?

I was diagnosed HIV+ back on June 2009. I am on Atripla now and last time I went to the Dr I was... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for about 20 years. Hepatitis B can cause serious... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver ; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C? ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

On the Road With HIV: A Guide for Positive Travelers

...Hooray for summertime! There's something about the longer days and warmer nights that helps bring out the traveler in all of us. "Traveling has an element of spontaneity and the unknown," says Joni Lavick, MFT. "You never know what can happen."... Read more »
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Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...Hey, got a question. I am going to be traveling to Togo and Benin in about three months. I CAN NOT get my doctor to give me the "blessing" to go ahead and get the Yellow Fever Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test Read more »

traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 3 Replies
...my law degree and after years of intense studies and coping with HIV I want to make true a dream I held on to a few years of traveling in South America. I was wondering whether someone has an experience of traveling with a bag full of medicine. I... Read more »

travel restrictions

Posted by Anonymous
...Is it OK to travel to Mexico with my HIV meds? Read more »