A 22-year-old female asked:
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should i get blood work? today my boyfriend got told he has hepatitis b. i have a doctor's appointment for myself in 2 months. should i get we before.

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, if possible: It seems silly to feel anxious about this for two months. Do it and feel either relieved or take appropriate action. Also - do whatever is recommended to prevent future risk. I'm glad he was caring enough to tell you even if it was a bit late - good luck to both of you.
Answered on Mar 31, 2014

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