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What If I Get Pregnant And Have Hep B

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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 months. I would like to put the vaccine off but my husband is suffering from Hep B so I am not sure if I will be safe.Also, he is currently taking...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
It depends on the result of your husband's HBV DNA. If it is undectqble then he is unlikely to transmit the virus. However if he is not then you are not 100% safe. I would wait until you get your third shot and check your antibody level and his... Read more »

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