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When To Receive Hepatitis B Vaccine

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HEPATITIS B VACCINE

IF I had completed the series of hepa b vaccine and its booster doses, what is the posibility of me catching hepa b during accidental needlestick?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Very low - However, you will want to check your surface antibody levels to be certain that they are at a protective level. Read more »

pregnancy

Can a pregnant woman receive hepatitis b vaccine,its required because of the nature of her work ! Read more »

HIV detection & hepatitis B vaccine

I would like to know during the course of taking Hep B vaccination, could the HIV antibodies would... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey High School Students Required to Receive Hepatitis B Vaccination

New Jersey high school students must be vaccinated against hepatitis B under a new state law. The measure, signed into law by Gov. James E. McGreevey in August, requires children in grades 9-12 to receive the vaccination or possibly be denied school... Read more »
The Body PRO

HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...vaccine responses in our cohort of HIV-positive individuals, of which we looked at 626 participants who had been vaccinated with hepatitis B vaccine after their HIV diagnosis. Michael Landrum, M.D. What we found was that individuals... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...strongly endorse using hepatitis B vaccine as a safe and effective way to prevent disease and death. Scientific data show that hepatitis B vaccines are very safe for infants, children, and adults. There is no confirmed evidence which... Read more »
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Hepatitis A and B Vaccination Rates Improve

...hepatitis A vaccine prior to taking the survey (up from 65.2 percent last year). 73.5 percent also said they were aware of the hepatitis B vaccine. Public health officials caution, however, that the rates of vaccination among gay and bisexual men... Read more »
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi Everybody, I had a risky exposure. I live in canada. I got tested for p24 on 19th day, 4 weeks MEIA, 8 weeks MEIA, 12 weeks MEIA, all negative. I still have digestion problems, my stool comes out in the same order I ate food and has the... Read more »