I just had my 5th Hep B shot today (9/7/2011)I was supposed to get a titer instead they gave memy 5th shot. They also told me they wanted to start the series again. Is that right? I was told once I completed the series i wouldnt have to start all over. Here are the days I took my shots.
I'm guessing that you didn't develop immunity after the first set of vaccines in 2010 and that's why you had to have them repeated. Is that right?
Some people (like me) never show immunity no matter how many times they repeat the vaccines. (however, the CDC says that we're probably still protected). So if you don't develop immunity with the first set of vaccines you repeat it. If you don't develop immunity the second time then you don't have to repeat them because otherwise you'll be repeating them until the cows come home. You know what I mean, if they don't work after 2 times, they probably won't work after three or more times either.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.