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Hepatitis b shot

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If you have never had the disease and want to avoid it get the vaccine.If you have had it, the vaccine would be of no benefit. If you have a low risk ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No!: No negatives...All positive!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but...: Sure, but probably will not work as well.Studies demonstrate best response in 1-2 monthsthere are no known negative effects of doing it too early howe ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Nope: That is too short of an interval between doses. While doing that second dose won't hurt you, it won't count toward the doses needed for full protecti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: An accelerated vaccine schedule for hepatitis b is at days 0, 7, 21-28, and then 12 months later. This is good for travel or if you are not sure you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Hep b vaccine: No reason to start over. You may continue the 3 dose series.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
0, 2, 6 mos: Typically, the first dose is given to newborn within 24 hours from birth, second dose at 2 months, and 3rd at 6 months of age.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meena Khandelwal
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You are on your way to getting immunized. Anyways you should be using universal precautions anyways.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Being nauseated all day is not a common response to hepatitis vaccine. Suspect the two are unrelated, but cannot rule out the possibility. If this k ... Read More

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