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Who Should Get The Hep Vaccine

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hep b core ab igm-postive-- had hep vaccine

shouldn't I be protected from Hep B??-- currently waiting on a complet heb b panel----
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
An IgM would suggest recent/acute hepatitis B. You will need further follow up including your liver function tests. The pace of the follow-up will also depend on whether you are feeling sick (right upper quadrant pain, nausea, vomiting, etc). Please... Read more »

Hep vaccination and transmission

Hi Dr. McGovern,I am 25 years old and I remember getting vaccinated for Hep B at age 13. What I... 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 »

Hep B Vaccine affecting ELISA?

Posted by crazy_person, 1 Reply
...I've read that the vaccine could cause HIV RNA levels to increase, showing an elevated viral load for up to 4-6 weeks. My question is this - would the Hep Read more »

Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...again. The initial shot is only good for a ten year span. I just got off the telephone with "travel nurse" who administers the vaccines in this area and she did, what I think, an excellent job in explaining it in "laymens" terms. ... Read more »

H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

Posted by snake
...Can H1N1 vaccine just recently administered, an autoimmune disease or other illness in your body delay seroconversion to HIV? Read more »