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What is the normal interval between the three hepatitis b injections?

What is the normal interval between the three hepatitis b injections?

Usually this way: First injection - at any given time second injection - at least one month after the first dose third injection - six months after the first dose. ...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


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If someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines and a titer still indicates no immunity, what does this mean?

If someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines and a titer still indicates no immunity, what does this mean?

Hep B non-responders: 5-15% of people do not develop the appropriate antibodies following the 3 vaccine series for Hepatitis B. If the series is repeated and there is again no response (30-50% of people WILL respond after a second series), the person is considered a 'nonresponder'. Nonresponders should be counseled about Hep B transmission and offered HBIG if exposed. ...Read more

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What happens if someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines but a titer still indicates no immunity. what does that mean?

What happens if someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines but a titer still indicates no immunity. what does that mean?

Boost It: Usually that means you need an additional dose of vaccine. Give the vaccine then check titers 6-8 weeks later and see if they are present. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines but a titer still indicates no immunity. What does that mean?

Can you tell me if someone gets all three hepatitis b vaccines but a titer still indicates no immunity. What does that mean?

Vaccine : Vaccine failure. I had similar response. 5 to 15 % do not respond (vaccine non responders). Your doctor can test you for hepatitis and if negative start another series of vaccines ...Read more

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Hepatitis b antigen negative HBV load is 13160iu/ml. Taking tenofo b for three months now HBV load is >20. Please suggest me what can i do?

Continue to take: You are a hepatitis B virus carrier. With the use of the antiviral agent, tenofovir, you have successfully suppressed viral replication, which will help reduce the risk of hepatitis progression. This does not mean that you are cured however, and you will need to take this medication, as prescribed, otherwise you are at risk for viral reactivation and developing a drug resistant mutation. ...Read more

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Vould it be posible that because I have hepatitis b that the marijuana would stay in my system haven't smoked in over three months and my drug test ?

Vould it be posible that because I have hepatitis b that the marijuana would stay in my system haven't smoked in over three months and my drug test ?

Not likely: 90 days is long enough for thc to have cleared from your system, provided you were not exposed to marijuana even indirectly, as in passive smoke. ...Read more