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What If I Get Pregnant And Have Hep B

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Diagosed + for Hep B, pregnant, and freaking out a bit

My OB said that my bloodwork came back positive for hep B, but I don't understand where I could have gotten it from. I actually got vaccinated for hep B 7 years ago, so the theory is that it's from my family since my parents are immigrants from...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would seek the advice of a Hepatitis B expert to further study your laboratory results. HBsAg testing requires confirmatory testing to determine if it is a true positive. Read more »

Pregnant and Very Worried about Hep C/B

I am very concerned. I am 5 months pregnant and had to go to a liver specialist about a seemingly... Read more »

husband has hepB, can I become pregnant

hi,I am trying to become pregnant, but am worried that my 3rd shot of hep B vaccine is due after 4... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention and Pregnancy

... Table of Contents What is hepatitis B? Why is hepatitis B a problem for pregnant women and their babies? How can you get hepatitis B? If you feel healthy, can Read more »
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...lower hep C viral load Do not have serious liver damage Are women Are younger than age 40 Do not have HIV or hepatitis B infection Are white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are... Read more »
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Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...penis is mainly a "one-way valve", as she put it. My tests for chlamydia and gonnohrea came out clean; although I do carry Hepatitis B (passed down from my mother). I took my 6-week test last week, and am waiting for the results. Can I get... Read more »

Re jamie hep vaccine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi Jamie, if you were vaccinated in school,im sure it was for hep B , I knoww is one for hep A but in school it would have been hep B ,so i wouldn't worry about that, As for me I never was vaccinated Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with hepatitis B vaccination, it could show positive for ELISA. Is it the case? If I am seroconverting, will this shot... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »