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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes: The Hepatitis B Vaccine is not a live vaccine but is made from dna particles only and cannot cause infection. It is well tolerated and safe. This vacc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Hep B vaccine: Not if you do not work there. Only employees who work in hospitals and clinics are required to take the vaccine to prevent them from getting it from a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Not really: But if one is not immune, it is really, really a good idea.
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b can lead to liver cancer and death. If one gets infected with this virus as an adult there is more of a likelihood of a chronic active in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: The hep b vaccine is an inactivated (not live) vaccine so is safe if you are on a biologic like remicade (infliximab).
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This vaccine is not made from live virus and is ok to receive while pregnant.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no problem doing both at the same time.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
3 shot course: Safe to take, even if not needed the second time around. May be given the rx if 1st course didn't work, or was interrupted.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing special: The vaccine is a synthetic replica of hep B antigens and is designed to help the body develop Hep B antibodies without experiencing the disease.Since ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Likely not at all: No.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: There are tests specific to new/and active hep B infection that easily separate the two.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Contraversial: Not clear as to why some children and even adults get a variety of reactions following vaccines. Obviously, there is an increased incidence of autoim ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Unclear.: If you are asking how long the vaccine is effective for, the three dose regimen can last a lifetime.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
Possibly: Only should take if your immunity is proven to be low by a serum titer. Patients with multiple sclerosis may develope an exacerbation secondary to th ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Occasional: Antibodies levels may decrease with time but there is argument wether a booster is needed. Thy being said it is common to give.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Its better to be vaccinated then to be unprotected. best wishes Dr M
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Excellent vaccines: The immunization should give you full protection against hepatitis a andb.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Cost of HepB VACCINE: The cost varies from state to statein a walk in clinic or health dept average cost is 60 dollars in physician office average cos is 120 dollars and y ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Immune means safe!: Yes. Of course. If you are immune that means you cannot get this virus. Am i missing something in reading your question?
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: They can be given at the same time, but if you are concerned about the pain/local reactions, you can opt to have them administered on separate days. P ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, and recommended: If you have not been vaccinated, it is strongly recommended, and all children should receive the vaccine. If you are not vaccinated, and are exposed t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hepatitis Vaccines: Four weeks for dose number two and five months for dose number three.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Why ever?: The purpose of a vaccine is to stimulate the immune system.To do that it is injected into muscle or fatty tissue where it is processed slowly by the a ... Read More

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