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Hi Dr. hepatitis b negative is good or positive? And if am negative why should I take vaccine?

3 Doctors Answered
'Hepatitis B surface antigen HBSAg negative' is good and therefore one needs to take vaccine to keep it that way. Hepatitis B is a virus that causes jaundice and can also cause liver failure and liver cancer in a few cases. Fortunately, it is a vaccine preventable disease. 'Hepatitis B
Negative is good. It means you r not infected with hep b. Vaccination prevents infection.
Please note that vaccination is a precaution not a treatment. If at present you are negative for hep b.thats a good thing. Simply stating vaccination against hep b will keep you safe from contracting the disease. Hep B is a virus which can be transmitted through body fluids. I.e sexually, blood transfusion, accidental needle pricks, etc. The vaccination prevents you from the disease.
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