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My doctor yesterday told me I had to have Hep A & B vactine has this ever happened to you?

I'm negative and my doctor wants me to do this. Did you know you could catch it at the dentist barber shop ect.......

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mindye5

Asked by mindye5 at 10:59 AM on Jul. 11, 2008 in Health

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  • Where I live they just started with Hep A shots for Babys. My Daughter got her first shot at 18 months and then another shot at her 2 year check up.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:07 AM on Jul. 11, 2008

  • I was vaccinated years ago. Be sure to follow through on all the shots. I believe the Hep B is a series of 3 shots over about 7 months. If you don't get them all, you won't be fully protected.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:41 PM on Jul. 11, 2008

  • I worked at a kiddie camp and before I could work with the children, I had to get the vaccine. It's a good idea to get it because you NEVER know.............
    krisstencarmela

    Answer by krisstencarmela at 1:59 PM on Jul. 11, 2008

  • You can catch hepatitis from an open wound, cut or sore. So yes I knew that you could catch at a barber or dentist. I keep up with my shots, just to be on the safe side. You never know.
    Queentdi

    Answer by Queentdi at 5:07 PM on Jul. 11, 2008

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