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I had unprotected sex 15 weeks ago with someone I now think

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I had unprotected sex 15 weeks ago with someone I now think has hep B. I have had hep b vaccine - last check 1000mlu/ml protection level. Now have soft mustard coloured stools, sore abdomen, very very tired + +, nauseous and sore joints. Is this stress or do I have hep B? Tested for hepatitis B C, HIV and other STD's at 12 weeks - All negative. Liver function test at 4 weeks and 14 weeks ok.Is there any correlation to 1000mlu/ml (i.e being a high value) to chance of getting it?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: HIV and AIDS
Expert:  TheBugDoctor replied 6 years ago.


If you have a high titer level of hepatitis B surface antibodies, then you can be considered protected, and would not contract hepatitis B from a carrier.

As well your negative testing at 3 months, and normal liver enzymes should be even more reassuring.

I would say you are protected and do not need to worry.

And yes a high level of antibodies, means you are well protected.

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