What would happen if a hepatitis B patient got the hepatitis b vaccine?

Nothing special. The vaccine is a synthetic replica of hep B antigens and is designed to help the body develop Hep B antibodies without experiencing the disease.Since they will already have hep B antibodies from thee prior illness, the vaccine at most could provide a small boost in antibody level. However, this has no effect on any existing hep B problem.

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Should wilson's patients receive hepatitis a or hepatitis b vaccine?

Yes. Patients with any liver disease should do their best to prevent getting any other liver diseases. Since wilson disease damages the liver, wilson disease patients should be vaccinated against hepa and hepb, unless they already have hepa or hepb antibodies. Read more...

Hepatitis b vaccine/how is it given?

Can Accelerate. For those who need rapid immunity against hepatitis b--travelers about to embark, for example--immunity can be given with a quicker series of injections & a later booster at one year. Some schedules are not fda approved but include vaccination at day zero then days 7 & 21 from first dose. Other schedules include days 0, 10, & 21. Very good immunity at day 21. Also done with mixed hep b/hep a. Read more...

How much is a hepatitis b vaccine now?

Cost of HepB VACCINE. The cost varies from state to statein a walk in clinic or health dept average cost is 60 dollars in physician office average cos is 120 dollars and you need three shots so multiply that with three, thats the cost. Read more...
Varries. from region to region .Call plces and check but ca range from $70-1 $125. Read more...