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I am Hep B positive and my wife isnt . Currently she is pregnant.

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I am Hep B positive and my wife isn't . Currently she is pregnant. What are the chances that the baby will also be Hep B positive?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

If your wife does not have hepatitis B, there are no chances that your baby will be hepatitis B positive.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You should use protection i.e. condom when having sex with your wife.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Its very important for you to use a condom to prevent the spread of hepatitis B to your wife.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

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