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What Risks Do Hepatitis B Carriers Face

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chances of HepatitisB

My husband was diagnosed of having past heptiis B recently(might be in carrier state).I got vaccinated for HepB when I was in dental school before marriage and I have hepB titres in blood.So what are the chances of me getting hep B from my...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you were vaccinated the chances are extremely low. I would simply have your titres rechecked to be certain that they are still in an acceptable level for "protective immunity". If they have declined you can get a booster shot.Dr.... Read more »

Acute hepatitis-B infection as possible seroconversion

"The acute illness linked to HIV seroconversion may be confused with other acute illnesses,... Read more »

Hepa-B Carrier

Dear Dr. Mcgovern,It is a blessing that we found a doctor like you in the internet whom we can ask.... Read more »
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Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

besides obvious mental issue lol,can i go woohoo?

Posted by bios23, 3 Replies
Hey!
After reading the posts here, it has been really reassuring. let me tell you my experience. PLEASE help me by answering me. I promise I will give back to this community with my personal experience with hiv (whichever it turns to) in the future.

H... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »