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Why Do People Reject Shot For Hepatitis B Vaccine

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NON REACTIVE HEPATITIS B

good day..sir may i ask about the hepatitis b ...my question is why the non reactive hepatitis b is always failed if taking a medical result for work.the dr. said no meds for it but it can transmit to another.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Hi, not quite sure about what you are asking but it may be regarding 1 of 2 things:1) If it is response to hepatitis B vaccine? It is true that up to one third of people may not develop antibodies after vaccination against hepatitis B. Usually... Read more »

Serbia calling... failure in hep B vaccination and more...

Hello dear Dr. McGovern,I am writing to ask about vaccination against hepatitis A and B. I read... Read more »

Hebatitis B vacination and HIV Test (HEPATITIS B VACCINE AND HIV TESTS, 2009)

Dear Doctor,I have just proceeded a donation and wondering how to do a blank donations to be... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus, call your health professional or your health department. If a person who has been exposed to Hepatitis B virus gets the Hepatitis B vaccine and/or a shot called "HBIG" (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 24 hours, Hepatitis B infection... 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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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 »

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 »

Mr. Sowadsky says its okay too donate

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...strictly clinical point of view, there really is no basis to go back all the way to 1977, only for Gay men and certain other people, when exclusions for other at-risk populations go back only 12 months. However, sometimes, public policy, and even... Read more »

Before sex getting tested together first

Posted by dsaklad
...Before beginning the sexual component of a relationship   the health of the the people involved can be made less   ambiguous to each other by getting tested together for Read more »