Hepatitis B Community
Worried wife
About This Community:

This forum is an un-mediated, patient-to-patient forum for questions and support regarding Hepatitis B. Topics in this forum include but are not limited to, Causes, Diagnosis, Family and Relationships, Living With Hepatitis B, Research Updates, Treatment, Success Stories, Support, Symptoms.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Worried wife

Hello  Doctors,
    HOw safe to have sexual contact with a Hepatitis B Carrier . My partner has been tested to be a carrier of HEP B. I already got a 3 dose of vaccination for Hep B. I'm worried that i might get it. I'ts ruining my family.
Blank
Avatar m tn

take also immune globulins and check hbsag when the doctor tells you, in any case don't worry as an adult you have about 3-5% possibility to have it cronic (chronic), which is actually close to nothing.
hbv is very dangerous for babies and very young, in that case it can get cronic (chronic) 99% cases
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar m tn

take also immune globulins and check hbsag when the doctor tells you, in any case don't worry as an adult you have about 3-5% possibility to have it cronic (chronic), which is actually close to nothing.
hbv is very dangerous for babies and very young, in that case it can get cronic (chronic) 99% cases
Blank
Avatar m tn
"HOw safe to have sexual contact with a Hepatitis B Carrier?"

--Do you have +HBsAB?  If yes, you are very safe because you are immune.
Blank
Avatar m tn
and check hbsag when the doctor tells you

sorry you have to check hbsab if you have made 3 dose vaccine already, you might check hbsag only to be supersafe but it would get positive only if vaccine failed or antibodies titer is very low (it is possible vaccince doesn't work but it is rare)

once you have a good titer of antibodies you risk absolutely nothing and even if the virus makes an hepatitis it would be a very mild one which will give you the other protecting antibodies hbcab and hbeab
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hepatitis B Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Hepatitis Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
Italy
Avatar universal
Blank
Poland
Avatar universal
Blank
Australia
Avatar universal
Blank
Other
Avatar universal
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
los angeles, CA