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What If My Spouse Has Hep B

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SPOUSE HAS HEP B, I WAS VACCINATED 7 YRS AGO, AM I AT RISK?

I AM A NURSE, VACCINATED AGAINST HEP B, 7 YRS AGO. MY PARTNER OF 13 YRS TESTED + FOR HEP B, 6 MONTHS AGO. AM I AT RISK. RECENT HEP B BLOOD WORK, SAYS I SHOW ANTIBODIES OF HEP B, DO I HAVE HEP B?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...90% of people who receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series (three shots over a specific period of time) will maintain a protective level of antibodies to Hepatitis B Read more »

Can Hep B be cured?

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Panels to Probe Problems at St. Louis VA Clinic

...underwent dental procedures at the clinic between Feb. 1, 2009, and March 11, 2010, that the errors may have exposed them to HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Of the 1,144 patients screened so far, 809 tested negative. The VA has not provided a... Read more »
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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 »
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Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
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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 »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex left me with ab std which was treated and hep b. 6 weeks later i had all the symptoms nght sweats, fever, itching hands and feet, swollen glands, on and off for over 2 months. Read more »