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Husband Has Hepatitis B
If my husband has hepatitis b core antigen & i drink from koolaid jug after him, could i catch it?
Forgive my frankness: Hopefully you've been immunized against hepatitis b, and were immunized before you got married. That'll protect you. Even more, i would hope that you and your husband are doing all kinds of wonderful things together that involve far more intimate exchanges than drinking kool aid. If not, why not? It's well worth the risk. Best wishes to you both. ...Read more
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses, including most commonly hepatitis a, hepatitis b, and hepatitis c, or by toxins (eg alcohol). The liver swells, it doesn't work properly leading to a failure to detoxify some biochemical substances, and a failure to excrete bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Some cases are fatal, ...Read more
Just found out I have hepatitis b. My husband has been tested & is a negative. Can we still have unprotected sex without him getting it hepatitis b?
Hepatitis B: First I am sorry to hear of this. But, i need more information. What is your hepatitis b viral count? Do you have the active chronic form of it? Has your husband not been vaccinated for hepatitis b? If not he should be. (as should every living human). Hepatitis b vaccinations began for all children in the U.S. In the early 1980s. Given your age I am surprised you were not vaccinated. ...Read more
My husband is a carrier of hepatitis b i think. I had the vaccination when inwas a baby. Can you educate me about hepatitis?
Hep b prevention: Women who become pregnant will get tested for hepatitis b. If you find out if you have an active infection with hepatitis b, is not in the world for your pregnancy because any neonatal exposure can be prevented and treated with antibodies given afterbirth and vaccines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband had hepatitis b before but has been treated properly yet i'm not pregnant. Can it be the problem why im not pregnant yet?
My husband got Hepatitis -B.I want to get pregnancy. Can I have sex with him after getting immunization ?
Can I have sex with wife of patient died with hepatitis b virus? Her report was normal 2 time for HBV even 1 year after her husband's death.
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b can be transmitted by close contact with a person who has the virus actively in their body. If testing showed no virus in your partner then you are safe from that disease. There is a vaccine available for preventing HBV in people at risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b is a virus that tends to infect the liver in humans. Transmission from person to person is by intimate contact (sexual activity) or blood exchange. There is a readily available blood test to see if you have it, and there is a vaccination available (3 shots over 6 months) to prevent you from ever getting it. Hepatitis b can lead to chronic infection and cirrhosis, possibly cancer. ...Read more
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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