Hepatitis B Vaccine
Hepatitis B virus affects the liver by causing inflammation of the liver cells. This virus may infect the liver throughout the lifetime of an individual, making them become chronic carriers without symptoms.
Why should you get a vaccine?
A vaccination for Hepatitis B confers lifelong protection against the virus by sensitizing the body’s immune system to recognize and quickly destroy the viruses if you ever get exposed to the virus.
How does the virus spread?
The virus primarily spreads via blood and body fluids of an infected. It can be contacted through:
Planning your appointment
At NY Best Medical, our doctors will explain the course of the vaccination and what you need to protect yourself. The vaccine is safe, and you will need a booster dose after a month and another one six months after the first vaccination. Your blood sample may also be analyzed to ensure you have enough antibodies that offer protection. You can contact us by calling our office or sending a message to schedule your appointment for the vaccination.