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I am HIV positive years without any complications, and

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I am HIV positive for 24 years without any complications, and as well have had no viral load for 10 years. I was sked by a nurse if I wanted to get Hepatitis A shots. This is all new info to me. Should I get these shots and what I have researched seems to be you can get a viral load from these. Appreciate any help.
Sincerely,
Ron
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
you were asked by a nurse if you wanted to get hepatitis A shots.
you can get the hepatitis A vaccine.
you can read more about hepatitis A here
http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/A/aFAQ.htm
you are more at risks for Hep A if you
travel to or live in countries where Hepatitis A is common
are men who have sexual contact with other men
use illegal drugs, whether injected or not
have clotting-factor disorders, such as hemophilia
live with someone who has Hepatitis A
have oral-anal sexual contact with someone who has Hepatitis A
are you in any of these categories?

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