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does hepatitis vaccination affect the quality of sperm

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: Hepatitis a immunization is recommended for travel to areas of the world with problems related to clean, safe water and sewage contamination. Hbv may ... Read More

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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
No need: to wait. She can have it at anytime.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
VERY Low chance: This is a known mechanism of transfer, but it is very low chance. Most common path these days is IV drug abuse. Blood transfusion and organ transplant ... Read More
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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Yes: Hepatitis c is a virus and can be transmitted via body fluids such as blood, sperm, and possibly through saliva.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Potentially: Evidence of hcv can be found to semen of infected males and potentially can be transmitted by artificial insemination.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: HBIG (hepatitis B immune globulin) is given after possible Hep B exposure to give immediate but transient (4+ weeks) of protective antibodies to the d ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Not yet: Boosters are not suggested as yet.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not much: Occasionally fever and soreness at the site.Other claims have been proven false.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Building immunity: Vaccine developers will routinely check the effect of single vs several dose programs to see what is needed to provide long term protection. If one do ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: About 5% of the us population has a genetic background that makes them unable to respond to the hepatitis b vaccine. If you work in a high risk occupa ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
No: The same vaccine is given at 0, 1, and 6 months.

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