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Is it true that I need a hepatitis vaccination for traveling?

Is it true that I need a hepatitis vaccination for traveling?

Depends: Hepatitis a immunization is recommended for travel to areas of the world with problems related to clean, safe water and sewage contamination. Hbv may be recommended if you have not been immunized before. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

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


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Can I get hepatitis C via sperm?

Can I get hepatitis C via sperm?

Yes: Hepatitis c is a virus and can be transmitted via body fluids such as blood, sperm, and possibly through saliva. ...Read more

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If you don't have hepatitis b and you are given the hepatitis b antibody vaccination, what could happen?

It's a start.: If you finish out the series by getting another dose in a month and a third dose at 6 months, then you will be immune to hepatitis B for life. Go for it. ...Read more

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For what reasons do we need 3 does of certain vaccinations like hepatitis b?

For what reasons do we need 3 does of certain vaccinations like hepatitis b?

Building immunity: Vaccine developers will routinely check the effect of single vs several dose programs to see what is needed to provide long term protection. If one dose works but fades after months & 3 will give you many years of protection, the 3 dose program will be the one adopted. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hepatitis b with vaccination?

Yes: About 5% of the us population has a genetic background that makes them unable to respond to the hepatitis b vaccine. If you work in a high risk occupation (like health care) or engage in higher risk behaviors, it is best to have your hepatitis b surface antibody titer checked to make sure you responded. People who don't respond get different management if they have a high risk exposure. ...Read more

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Can I get hepatitis C from air gun vaccinations?

Can I get hepatitis C from air gun vaccinations?

Depends on device: Past jet injectors or air gun injectors used in vaccinations were able to transmit very tiny amounts of material (such as blood) from one person to another, and so were able to transmit hepatitis viruses. Current jet injection devices, if approved by the fda, are supposed to prevent cross-contamination among patients (most likely by using disposable single-dose vaccines). ...Read more

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I received a hepatitis a vaccination is it okay to take mdma the day after?

I received a hepatitis a vaccination is it okay to take mdma the day after?

No problem, but...: The wise thing is to not use MDNA at all. But not because of your hep A vaccination; it makes no difference. ...Read more

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What happens if I have unprotected sex in middle of hepatitis b vaccination?

Yes: The series of vaccines that will help protect you against hepatitis b are composed of non-living materials that trick your immune system into making antibodies as if you had the real disease. You are at no risk of transferring anything to your partner from this process. They will not get the hepatitis or get any crossover from your vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use the first 2 vaccinations even though 5 years have passed since my second vaccine of hepatitis b?

Yes: In general, delay in completing the series does not require you to start over. If anything, you have let the protection of the first two doses decline some, but by completing the third dose you should be well covered for many years. ...Read more

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Hi there As I work in the hospital, I seem to get diahorea every time I've finished work. Just concerned. Had hepatitis B vaccinations 3 years ago.?

Hi there As I work in the hospital, I seem to get diahorea every time I've finished work. Just concerned. Had hepatitis B vaccinations 3 years ago.?

Gloves and careful: Handwashing. Hospitals are full of germs and you need to be very careful. Diarrhea is usually not a common symptom of hepatitis B but if it a concern and you handle blood products, you can arrange for a blood test to make sure you are immune. Obtain a stool specimen and have it analyzed to see if you are carrying any bacteria. All the best and be careful. ...Read more

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What side effects can I expect from hepatitis vaccinations?

What side effects can I expect from hepatitis vaccinations?

Little if any: Both vaccines (for hepatitis a and for hepatitis b) are well tolerated. Some pain at the injection site can occur. ...Read more

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Can there be any problem if the 3 dose of hepatitis b vaccinations completed in 3 months?

Get a repeat in 12 m: It is ok to have an accelerated schedule of vaccinations for hepatitis b, but the amount of antibody your body makes if usually lower than if you got vaccines at months 0, 1 and 6. You can either get your hepatitis b surface antibody titer checked and if it is high you are protected. If low, get a repeat vaccine in 9 - 12 months. ...Read more

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If I'm on the hepatitis b vaccination for 0, 7, 21 day schedule - can I have my third shot later than the 21st day?

If I'm on the hepatitis b vaccination for 0, 7, 21 day schedule - can I have my third shot later than the 21st day?

Yes: This can be delayed weeks or months and still be effective. You will not have to start over. However, you will not be fully protected until you complete the series. ...Read more

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Is there a hepatitis a vaccination?

Yes: It's a two-part vaccine: 2 doses given 6 months apart. ...Read more

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Does one become hepatitis b asymptomatic via vaccination?

Does one become hepatitis b asymptomatic via vaccination?

Prevention only: No hepatitis b vaccination is for prevention of hepatitis b. It is not for treatment. ...Read more

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Does one become asymptomatic (hepatitis b) through vaccination?

Does one become asymptomatic (hepatitis b) through vaccination?

Confusing question: One does not treat hepatitis b with a vaccination. If one has completed the Hepatitis B Vaccine series, antibodies in the blood prevent a new exposure from causing active disease. Testing the blood should show protective antibodies. If a person has hepatitis b, the vaccine would not be a benefit. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with a hepatitis b vaccination?

What side effects are commonly associated with a hepatitis b vaccination?

Minor discomfort: Fever, usually a low degree, and local reaction such as pain at the injection site. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Park
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