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Is there a risk for a man with a partner having hepatitis B, but he is vaccinated already?
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Does the vaccinated man have positive hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs)?  If yes, he is immune and there is no risk.
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There shouldn't be.  To be safe you can check your antibody levels and get a booster if needed.
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The vaccinated man has no HBsAg, only the woman
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"no HBsAg" may not mean he is immune, positive hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) does.
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Sorry, let me clear only, my husband has done HBsAg screening and he is negative so i let him to be vaccinated, he gained two doses and next month is his 3rd dose, after that are is he safe or free no to be infected with my hepa B?
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In this case, he should be safe after his 3rd dose.
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Now, i understand, its clear to me. By the way let me ask if you dont mind, because this is my first time to visit this site. Are you an internal med doctor?
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I am a patient with HepB.
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were you on line everyday?
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Almost.
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