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Hepatitis B/C Testing

If a blood test for hep b/c was negative at 3 months post exposure would I need further testing at a later date or should I take this as conclusive?  I've had tension and mild pain around liver area but not sure if its related to stress or something else like kidney stones.
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Hi there,
Almost 90% of healthy adults who are infected with the hepatitis B virus recover and develop protective antibodies against future hepatitis B infections. If you are still doubtful you may need repeat test after 3 months. If there is abdominal pain consult your doctor he may advise ultrasound abdomen. Do write to me again.
Best luck and regards!
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I had another test done at 4 months post exposure and both Heb B/C were negative.  
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