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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Forgive my frankness: Hopefully you've been immunized against hepatitis b, and were immunized before you got married. That'll protect you. Even more, i would hope that you ... Read More

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Hep B: Yes - if he is carrying the virus particles and if you come in contact with any of his blood - you should be tested.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sheffield
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes but unlikely: Vaccinations aren't 100% effective but typically one is protected if the antibodies are high enough from the vaccination. A person vaccinated should ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Blood product spread: The older kid is well protected from the series of infant vaccinations they receive the first 2 yrs. If unvaccinated, the kid is at risk from blood pr ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hepatitis B: First I am sorry to hear of this. But, i need more information. What is your hepatitis b viral count? Do you have the active chronic form of it? Has ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b can be a serious infection of your liver. At birth children get the vaccine to protect them for life hopefully. Hepatitis b is mostly spre ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Colina
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Get tested: Hepatitis b is very contagious thru sex so if you had sex before he was treated and comfirmed that is no longer infectious, go ahead and make sure yo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hep B: Yes. It is a three shot series and will protect you from becoming infected.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
If she is not: Infected, you cannot be infected. If she is infected and you've been immunized, you cannot be infected.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b is a virus that tends to infect the liver in humans. Transmission from person to person is by intimate contact (sexual activity) or blood ... Read More
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