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A 26-year-old male asked:

Recently had blood work before starting truvada and my hep b surf ab was < 10 (not immune) even though i was vaccinated as a child. why is this?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Can happen: Although rare. Your either lose immunity overtime, or your body didn't respond to the vaccination series to start with. You may ask your doctor for a repeat series of hep b vaccine, good luck

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Last updated May 18, 2019

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