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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...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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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

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How long will the hepatitis b immunization protects individuals?

How long will the hepatitis b immunization protects individuals?

Up to 2 decades: Hepatitis b immunization provides protection against symptomatic acute infections and chronic hepatitis b infection. ...Read more

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How long could hepatitis b takes to activate?

Not sure what...: You are referring to but the average incubation period to develop symptoms after exposure is 100 days. ...Read more

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What does a patient feel and experience in the last stage of hepatitis b?

Not enough info: It depends by what you mean as the "last stage" of hepatitis b. If you had acute hbv, by the last stage (clearance of the virus) you should begin to be feeling normal again. If you have chronic disease and you mean cirrhosis, symptoms are variable depending on the situation. ...Read more

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How much time is too long between shots before you have to start the hepatitis b series over?

How much time is too long between shots before you have to start the hepatitis b series over?

Depends on shots: The normal recommendation is shots at 0, 1 and 6 months. However, there is a 5percent failure rate of the vaccine. If it has been more than a year, you should start over.You should also get an antibody for hepatitis b which will show if the vaccine caused you to be immune or not. ...Read more

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Can i get the 2nd hepatitis b shot after 2 weeks of getting my 1st hepatitis b shot? If not, how long do I have to wait?

Can i get the 2nd hepatitis b shot after 2 weeks of getting my 1st hepatitis b shot? If not, how long do I have to wait?

Yes: An accelerated vaccine schedule for hepatitis b is at days 0, 7, 21-28, and then 12 months later. This is good for travel or if you are not sure you can come back at week 4. Otherwise, wait until week 4, then come back for your third vaccine at month 6. Most people respond to this series. Remember, 1 -2 vaccinations are better than none, but not as good as following the full schedule. ...Read more

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How long can a person traced with hepatitis b infection survive?

Depends: Not an easy question to answer in detail since the effects of any illness or condition depend on the person. In general in 2013 would be optimistic about treatment and life. Some people with severe liver damage from hepatitis b may be able to have a liver transplant and extend life even further. Recommend sitting down with your doctor to go over the specific situation. ...Read more

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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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How long could hepatitis b vaccine stay in your system?

Unclear.: If you are asking how long the vaccine is effective for, the three dose regimen can last a lifetime. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get hepatitis b test results?

How long does it take to get hepatitis b test results?

Depends: It depends on the type of test. Antibody tests can be completed the same day. Nucleic acid tests may take longer, depending on the frequency with which the lab does the test. Call you doctor if it has been a couple of days since the blood was taken for testing. ...Read more

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I got tested for hepatitis b. How long till I know for sure?

I got tested for hepatitis b. How long till I know for sure?

Matter of days: Preliminary tests indicating hepatitis can be back in less than 24 hours. The type of viral hepatitis involves tests that can take 2-7 days to return. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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Dr. Anne Larson
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Hepatitis B (Definition)

A serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus that's easily ...Read more