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Would a hepatitis b vaccine be needed for a person who is hepbs ag positive who later becomes hepbs ag negative?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Probably not but...

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The individual who recovers acute hepatitis b infection will have anti-hbs(antibody against heb bs antigen), hb core antibody with negative hbs ag.

In brief: Probably not but...

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The individual who recovers acute hepatitis b infection will have anti-hbs(antibody against heb bs antigen), hb core antibody with negative hbs ag.
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Edward Goldberg
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Possibly

If, upon becoming hbsag negative, you also become hbsab positive, then vaccination is unnecessary.
However, some people can clear hb without forming protective antibody (hbsab), in which case a vaccination series would be recommended.

In brief: Possibly

If, upon becoming hbsag negative, you also become hbsab positive, then vaccination is unnecessary.
However, some people can clear hb without forming protective antibody (hbsab), in which case a vaccination series would be recommended.
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Dr. Edward Goldberg
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