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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Twinrix Vaccine: Yes. Two viruses one shot to begin getting immune to both. Ingenious.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This is described as "fecal-oral" transmission. You can have the virus on your hand, and touch your hand to your mouth, or eat contaminated food.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
HAV IgG good or bad: If you have HAV igg it means that you have responded to HAV vaccine or have had infection with hepatitis a virus. If you are well, it means you are pr ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Good: Hepatitis a igg reactive means the tested individual had hepatitis a in the past.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The hepatitis a virus infects humans via the fecal-oral route. The already-infected person sheds the virus in their feces and the un-infected person m ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Vansaghi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Past exposure: The igg positive means you have either been infected or been vaccinated in the past and have developed an antibody. The igm negative means you are no ... Read More
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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 years experience Infectious Disease
Self-limited: Hepatitis A virus infection is usually self-limited, and treatment consists of supportive care. Medications that might cause liver damage or are metab ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alberto Sobrado
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Only few minutes: It depends on the temperature and the conditions. Most of the time it needs body fluids or very direct contact ( air born).
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Same day is fine: All 3 can be given on the same day and will not interfere with one another.The hpv, hepatitis a and b are all series and will take more than one visit ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Hepatitis B virus: these are different viruses.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, very safe: The hepatitis a vaccine is very safe and very effective. It is one of the newer vaccines, and is not a live-virus vaccine. Millions of children and ad ... Read More

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