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Hepatitis B vaccine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   hello?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i had a question about hep b
User :   my future wife has hep. b, and i do not,
User :   is there anyway to prevent the transferrance ?
Doctor :  
You get vaccinated against Hep B
User :   i got the series when i was a child
User :   over 10years ago
User :   do i need to get a booster?
Doctor :  
Did yu get the boosters?
User :   i went through series of 3
Doctor :  
After that there are booster doses of Hepatitis B vaccine
Doctor :  
taken after 5 yrs
Doctor :  
Now yu have to get the antibody serology of the hepatitis
Doctor :  
and see if you req tires
User :   when i am vaccinated, is it safe to have sex monogomously?
Doctor :  
to prevent the infectin
User :   is there anything she should take before marriage?
User :   medicine?
Doctor :  
Yes in fact she has to see a ID specialist or Gastroenterologist
Doctor :  
for full course of follow ups
Doctor :  
What stage she is in?
User :   i am not sure.
Doctor :  
Because 15% of acute cases progress to Chronic hepatitis

Doctor :   That is why this is important

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