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My husband got Hepatitis -B.I want to get pregnancy. Can I have sex with him after getting immunization ?
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I just received the first shot of the hepatitis vaccine series. Can i still safely breastfeed my baby?
Can I have hepatitis vaccine if my ALT is 80 U/L and doc is not sure about autoimmune hepatitis? Do I need to do further blood works?
Yes: Few causes of hepatitis: alcohol, fatty liver (obesity), viral & autoimmune. Check hepatitis B profile (HbsAg & HbsAb) if negative can have vaccine. Check anti-smooth muscle antibody & anti liver/kidney microsomal anti-body for diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis. (ANA alone is not enough & your level is low). I know Bangladesh, see a Hepatologist for evaluation. Follow up with me @ healthTap.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My father (age : 61) is tested reactive on hepatitis b antigen. Is there any side-effect for him to take salmon oil & lecithin to lower cholesterol ?
Lower cholesterol: Unless there is an allergy or sensitivity, salmon oil and lecithin should be perfectly safe to ingest in moderate amounts. ...Read more
Minor: Side effects from either hepatitis a or b vaccines tend to be mild. Some people notice a few days of soreness or local redness at the shot site. Much more rarely: tiny fever, feeling tired, a low grade headache, just a sense of feeling unwell, or slight loss of appetite for a day or two. The vaccine has no live virus & thus will not cause hepatitis a. ...Read more
See below:: The majority of people who receive the Hepatitis B Vaccine (65%) do not experience any reactions to it. About 3% of those immunized will develop pain and tenderness where the shot was given; low-grade fever occurs in about 1% to 6% of vaccine recipients. Serious reactions are "extremely rare." in far less than 1 out of 10, 000 shots given, or about .001%, a serious allergic reactions may occur. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a bruise after having a hepatitis vaccine? It still hurts after several months and i can feel a little lump inside. What do I do?
Acne after injection: No, there is no known reaction after the actual allergy injections. Check to observe if more topicals are applied in relation to the injection. That would be the more likely explanation. ...Read more
More info needed: If you have not had any HBV vaccine and your anti-hbs antibody is positive, you've had the infection (and the anti-hbc antibody is positive too). No vaccine needed. If you are in the midst of a 3 dose HBV vaccine series and your anti-hbs is now positive, finish the series. It will provide better protection. ...Read more
No: It causes your immune system to react, not your liver. ...Read more