Hepatitis B Vaccine

Hepatitis B Vaccine

Hepatitis B is an infectious disease caused by a virus that infects the liver it is spread by person to person contact by exposure to infectious blood or other bodily fluids.

It can cause a serious inflamation of and cirrhosis of the liver, the condition can even predispose you to liver cancer.

My Travel Clinic Basingstoke Hepatitis B VaccineAvoiding exposure to blood or bodily fluids is the best protection,

Unprotected sexual activity needs to be avoided with infected persons.

Hepatitis B Vaccine is available but there needs to be a course of at least 3 injections and regular boosters at 5 yearly intervals.

A blood test is also advised to make sure that your immunity is sufficient after your initial course of 3 injections.




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