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Who Invented A Hepatitis Vaccine

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Vaccinations and HIV

What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against certain infections. For example, many people get flu shots each fall. It can take a few weeks for your immune system to respond after a vaccination. Most vaccines are used to prevent infections. However, others help your body fight an infection that you already have. These are called "therapeutic vaccines." See Fact Sheet 480 for...
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false possitive hiv H1N1 VACCINATION AND HEPATITIS B VACCINATION

i have screened my self using anti-HIV cassette and it turns out to be reactive though the T-line was verx faint and incomplete. My saliva also shows similar response though the cassette is for only serum and plasma. I had H1N1 vaccination and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I have no idea what you mean by an anti-HIV cassette. Most likely it is not an FDA-approved HIV-diagnostic test. If you are concerned about HIV, you need to get HIV tested using a reliable FDA-approved testing method. Vaccination can in rare... Read more »

Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines

What does the Hepatitis vaccine protect from? I recently received a hepatitis vaccine, and I am wondering if it protects me from both hepatitis A and hepatitis B?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. The answer to this question depends on which vaccine you got. There are presently two different hepatitis vaccines:If you were vaccinated against the hepatitis A virus (which involves 2 shots over a 6-12 month period),... Read more »

hepatitis vaccine

if i all ready had the vaccine and i sleep with someone who has hepatitis will i get it to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are hepatitis vaccines against hepatitis A and B.....not Hepatitis C so you need to know more about the hepatitis status of your partner and you also need to know if your hepatitis B vaccine was effective in you. For example, HBV is... Read more »

hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SideEffects/Current/Q205995.html .my question are,is't possible to take hepatitis B or A vaccine while i was on truvada...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
When your viral load is suppressed it is a GREAT time to take hepatitis vaccines, like hepatitis A and B.There is not good information about what is a safe quantity of wine to drink each week when you have hepatitis infection. It also depends on how... Read more »
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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 , So my stress level is still up there. Hope your... Read more »

HBV Vaccine What can I expect?

Posted by ConcernBlkMan, 2 Replies
First timer here! Just wanted to know what can I expect when taking the HBV Vaccine. I'm about to start next month. I would like to hear, what can I expect? Are there any side effect and how was your T-cell response to this vaccine? Any info you... Read more »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
the vaccines extend the period of window? 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... Read more »

MORE GOOD NEWS! Therapeutic Vaccine Is Working!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."

The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.

"There's still a long... Read more »