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What happens if a woman is Hepatitis B positive during pregnancy?

Q: I am 28 years old and this is the 14th week of my first pregnancy. When we had the first blood test (I am O negative), I was found to be positive for Hepatitis B. When we did the same test last year, I was normal. Is this a big problem? What is the preferred diet for me?

A:It is important to know whether or not you are positive for hepatitis B virus (surface antigen). In case you are positive, the newborn baby will require to be protected against this infection. Moreover, your husband also needs to be vaccinated. There is no special diet you need to be on.

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