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Are there any precautions a carrier of hemophilia should take if she becomes pregnant?

Are there any precautions a carrier of hemophilia should take if she becomes pregnant?

Depends: Some women who are carriers for hemophilia a can actually have low factor viii levels, enough that they could have symptoms. Because it is an easy test, i would actually check a factor viii level, especially if a person has never been "hemodynamically challenged" before, in other words had surgery that might have uncovered a low factor viii level. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Chronic hepatitis b inactive carrier father .. what are chances for transmission to wife and baby ?

Chronic hepatitis b inactive carrier father .. what are chances for transmission to wife and baby ?

Hepatitis b transmit: The likelihood of becoming infected with HBV grows with the number of sexual partners a person has. Thus, promiscuous individuals are more likely to get HBV. Although I couldn't find an exact number for HBV, only approximately 2% of long-term, monogamous, sexual partners of HCV-infected people also test positive for HCV. HBV is probably similar. ...Read more

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Precautions for hepatitis b carriers?

Precautions for hepatitis b carriers?

Hep B: Hepatitis is usually blood born virus. That means it can be spread via needles, blood transfusion, blood contaminated equipment. It can also be spread via sexual intercourse and saliva. Beat way to protect others around you is by vaccination. ...Read more

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What is the chance have unsafety sex with HIV carrier he never spit out any sperm?

What is the chance have unsafety sex with HIV carrier he never spit out any sperm?

Small chance: Contact your healthcare provider for evaluation and possible treatment. You still may have a chance of contracting HIV according to what you have described. ...Read more

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Is prenatal testing for thalassemia safe for baby?Is there any risk for baby ?My wife is 16 week pregnant and we both are diagonsed as minor carrier

Is prenatal testing for thalassemia safe for baby?Is there any risk for baby ?My wife is 16 week pregnant and we both are diagonsed as minor carrier

Risks are small: With you and your wife being carriers, i suspect that the testing you are thinking about is amniocentesis. Amniocentesis is safe but not risk free. Many providers quote a miscarriage rate of around 1 in a 1, 000. But talk to your doctor about specifics in their practice and your concerns. The information from the testing may be valuable for your family. ...Read more

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My wife's HBsAG (-), anti hbc(+) & anti hbs is 1000miu/ml.She didn't take any hepa b vaccine. Is she contagious if I do sex with her without condom?

My wife's HBsAG (-), anti hbc(+) & anti hbs is 1000miu/ml.She didn't take any hepa b vaccine. Is she contagious if I do sex with her without condom?

Not contagious: Your wife is not contagious. At some point in her life she had hepatitis b and recovered from it. She is now immune, does not have chronic hepatitis, and can't transmit it to anyone. ...Read more

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Is their any medicine for hepatitis b carriers?

Is their any medicine for hepatitis b carriers?

Hep b medicine: There multiple medications for hepatitis b however once with lowest resistance to virus is tenofovir(viread) interferon also use but has many adverse side effects. Treatment depends whether virus in immune tolerant(immune sleeping stage) or immune active(immune fighting stage) this is determine based on liver enzyme elevation and amount of virus in blood and specific marker hbeag. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take hepatitis b vaccination ?

Can pregnant women take hepatitis b vaccination ?

Yes: Pregnancy is not a contraindication to vaccination. Limited data suggest that developing fetuses are not at risk for adverse events when Hepatitis B Vaccine is administered to pregnant women. Available vaccines contain noninfectious hbsag and should cause no risk of infection to the fetus. Pregnant women who are identified as being at risk for HBV infection should be vaccinated. ...Read more

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Early pregnancy, love to garden. Any precautions?

Early pregnancy, love to garden. Any precautions?

Saftey: There are many bacteria and parasites that reside in soil. Toxoplasma gondii is dangerous secondary to its ability to cross the placenta. If you continue to garden make sure you stay away from any animal feces as well as wear protective equipment to prevent punctures from roses and open wounds that might become exposed to soil. You will be able to garden and have a healthy baby, just be cautious. ...Read more

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I have sickle cell anemia. Are there any precautions I should take before dental work?

I have sickle cell anemia.  Are there any precautions I should take before dental work?

Not usually: It is important to let your dentist know, but most procedures don't have a major impact for sickle cell. Procedures that involve more bleeding would be of greater concern, things like extractions, dental implants, etc. ...Read more

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Are blood transfusions after delivery be safe for someone with alpha thalassemia trait?

Are blood transfusions after delivery be safe for someone with alpha thalassemia trait?

Safe if necessary: Blood transfusions are given only when necessary especially in the younger population or blood disorders. Transfusions are necessary for major bleeding resulting in shock, low blood pressures, or continued blood loss. All transfusions are screened and safe but there is always a 1-3% risk of a clerical error. Pts. With blood disorders face increased risk of blood transfusion reactions. ...Read more

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My wife is HBV infected. Can a hepatitis b virus infected woman give birth to healthy child?

My wife is HBV infected. Can a hepatitis b virus infected woman give birth to healthy child?

Yes: Those who acquired the germ before pregnancy can still pass it on to their newborn.However, infant vaccination at birth with simultaneous administration of Hepatitis B Immune Globulin can often prevent transfer of the germ during the birth process. Consult with your OB and the pediatrician involved so the material will be available at delivery. ...Read more

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Std risk from genital grinding from women. No condom. No pen. No ejacul. Thailand; HIV subtype e or other STD possible? Two weeks ago. Testing needed?

Std risk from genital grinding from women. No condom. No pen. No ejacul. Thailand; HIV subtype e or other STD possible? Two weeks ago. Testing needed?

STI: If there was any skin to skin where a possibility of bodily fluids could have been exchanged then there is a possibility of sexually transmitted infection ...Read more

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How blood donations are screened against HIV-2? Can modern screening methods catch HIV-2 if donor is in his acute period (i.e 14 days after exposure)

How blood donations are screened against HIV-2? Can modern screening methods catch HIV-2 if donor is in his acute period (i.e 14 days after exposure)

Hiv screen in blood: Blood donations are screened for HIV 1 and HIV 2 by enzyme immunoassay (EIA) followed by one or more confirmation tests. The windowperiod between infection and the detection of antibody by about 4-7 days. ...Read more

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How do we know which baby will be suffered from hgb e/beta thal disease? Any chances about my 1st baby?Bcoz we are e trait and beta thalassemia couple

How do we know which baby will be suffered from hgb e/beta thal disease? Any chances about my 1st baby?Bcoz we are e trait and beta thalassemia couple

It's random: Each time you conceive a child, a random assortment of genes from each parent goes into making up junior's genome. This is basic biology but still often needs to be reviewed. It's good for folks with any thal variant to take enough folate, (folic acid) but you should be taking that iron if and only if you are actually iron deficient or clearly need to supplement. Glad you're learning and proactive. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any HIV risk during vaginal oral sex (condom used) with sex worker? Test needed?

Any HIV risk during vaginal oral sex (condom used) with sex worker? Test needed?

Not just HIV: HIV is not the only sexually transmitted disease. It is unlikely that you picked up HIV if you had an intact condom on for the whole encounter. However, HPV and herpes could be still get transmitted. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and tests. ...Read more

Dr. Susumu Inoue
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