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Can You Get Hepatitis After Vaccination
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Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more
Yes: The vaccines offer you the best available protection against the specific form of hepatitis they are for. However, there are many forms of hepatitis for which there are no vaccines and these may occur in anyone.An example is the toxic effect of an overdose of Acetaminophen or a variety of chemicals. Illnesses like mono and mumps also often have a mild hepatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At least 1 month: Since varicella is a live virus vaccine, it can hang around in your system for 4 weeks after administration. And since the worst effects of varicella exposure may occur in the first trimester (also right before delivery), it is best to make sure that month has completely gone by to be sure. Start taking your Folic Acid supplement now if conception is in the near future. ...Read more
Vaccine shots; what are the consequences if you get your hepatitis a vaccine but don't get hepatitis b shot?
Immunity only Hep A: If you had 2 shot series for hepatitis a you are immune from that viral illness for life. There is a combination hep a/hep b vaccine but it sounds like you were not offered that choice & were started on hep a vaccine alone. Talk to your provider about adding hep b vaccine series now as a series of three doses. ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes full immunity is not achieved with infection and vaccine doses are given. ...Read more
Vaccine rash/risk: There are a small percentage of people that will break out in an atypical rash a week or two after receiving the weakened varicella virus injection. This is not true wild chickenpox but a "chickenpox lite" since it is a weakened virus.There will be fewer blisters.An estimated 10-15 % kids with a single dose remain at risk of cpx while a booster done later drops that to <5%. ...Read more
Yes, you can:: antibiotics do not affect your ability to get a vaccine. They will not affect how the vaccine works or cause side effects. However, you cannot get vaccines while on steroids, so if you are taking a steroid, you should speak to your doctor. You often need to wait a month before getting a vaccine after a course of steroids, in order for the vaccine to be its most effective. ...Read more
Is it of benefit to get hepatitis b vaccination 7 days after suspected exposure. If yes then what tests i need to get done before vaccination?Thanks
SeriesOfShotsOnlyOnc: You need series of shots for both only once in life time according to the recommendations by CDC Hep A is given series of two shots 6 months apart Hep B is given series of 3 shots Second shot after one month and third after six months of 1st shot According to CDC both these vaccines give long term protection possibly lifelong ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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