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What is the effect of taking the hep b vaccine if you already have the chronic infection?

Hep b vaccine. This vaccine is not given to persons with active hep b infection or to those how have already generated antibodies resulting from prior infection or prior immunization. Read more...
Waste of time/money. This does nothing for your body. It would ignore the vaccine for the most part. It does nothing to treat or help damage caused by the original infection. Antibodies triggered by the vaccine are already present after an infection. Read more...

Wuld applying lidocaine to my skin make me not feel the hep b vaccine?

Just the skin. It depends on what concentration you apply. There are local anesthetic preparations made for skin application. Also, it takes time for the absorption through the skin. If applied in high enough concentrations and allowed to absorb, it helps take away the sharp sensation but you will still feel the burning undert the skin and in the muscle. Read more...