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If my baby ran a fever after the last hepatitis b shot, should she not get the next one?

If my baby ran a fever after the last hepatitis b shot, should she not get the next one?

Yes: Generally fever certainly is not fun, but does not fall under the criteia of a dangerous reaction. And it is still "better" than a serious, potentially life threatening case of the hepatiti b. Immunize! ...Read more

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Dr. Anne Larson
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Hepatitis B (Definition)

Hepatitis b is a viral liver disease. Until vaccines were developed this was a very common cause of hepatitis, and still is in some countries. Hep b is a progressive chronic disease which can lead to cirrhosis and also to cancer of the liver. It is also implicated in the causation ...Read more


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Im a medical student. My sgot is 97. I hv on &off low grade fever for 2 mnth. I had injected 2 doses of hepatitis b vaccine. Is it due to vaccine?

Im a medical student. My sgot is 97. I hv on &off low grade fever for 2 mnth. I had injected 2 doses of hepatitis b vaccine. Is it due to vaccine?

Hepatitis: This low grade elevation of enzymes of probable hepatic origin may be from many different causes, but unlikely due to Hep B vaccine. As a med student you should have access to many physicians and health services and would strongly recommend you have this evaluated further. Good luck in school and best wishes for a successful outcome of this abnormal lab test. ...Read more

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My 9 year old son has cough and fever for last 5 day.he has been given hepatis b vaccine before that.now his ESR level is 69.what should i do?

My 9 year old son has cough and fever for last 5 day.he has been given hepatis b vaccine before that.now his ESR level is 69.what should i do?

See his doctor: The ESR (sed rate) is a test for inflammation. There could be an infection or some other inflammatory process going on. It's unlikely to have anything to do with the Hepatitis B vaccine. See his doctor to find out what treatment is needed. ...Read more

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How long can hepatitis b virus last in one's body?

How long can hepatitis b virus last in one's body?

Can be lifetime : Most people clear HBV within several weeks but some never clear it especially if acquired neonatally. ...Read more

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How long does the Hepatitis B vaccine last & if you get the vaccine does that make you 100% immune from getting Hep B?

How long does the Hepatitis B vaccine last & if you get the vaccine does that make you 100% immune from getting Hep B?

Nothing is 100%: The vaccine for Hep B is about 90% effective. It is thought to last as long as 22 years. That being said, it covers all subtypes of Hep B and is worth getting for everyone. Remember, you don't have to have sex with or share needles with an infected person to get Hep B. ...Read more

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I have daily fever with shivvering 4 times a day on set times. No leukemia, no typhoid, no malaria, no hepatitus b/c, no hiv.Have mild anemia. Wats it?

Fever of unknown: Origin. You have already had quite a bit of work up. Unlikely this will get sorted out in 400 characters. Continue your evaluation with your current doc(s). ...Read more

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How long does someone live wuth hepatitis b?

Depends: Depends on the status of hepatitis b. If you are a chronic carrier then you can live a normal life span. If it is active and progresses to cirrhosis then this may limit that. Treatment can help and liver transplant can be performed. ...Read more

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I am suffer from hepatitis b my viral load is reduced from 5000 to 3 point at last year 2012. This year till not checked. Pl advis shall i go 2 marry?

I am suffer from hepatitis b my viral load is reduced from 5000 to 3 point at last year 2012. This year till not checked. Pl advis shall i go 2 marry?

Get married: Anyone with hepatitis b infection should make sure that their partners and other people they live with get vaccinated for hepatitis b. That will help protect your loved ones. I am not sure what "3 point" means, but this is a low viral load. The viral load and liver enzymes need to be measured about twice a year so stay in touch with your health provider. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more