Is it harmful to take the Hepatitis B vaccine twice?

I can't remember if I've had the Hepatitis B vaccine before, but I need it for a job. Should I go ahead and get it again?

Asked By: Amy S - 1/10/2008
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Nope. It won't hurt you. I have had the Hep B vaccine 13 times. However, it was only because I didn't body failed to produce antibodies and I'm not immune to it. This is not common. If you are offered it, go ahead and get it. Your employer should cover the cost. EMT
Answered By: emt_me911 - 1/10/2008
Additional Answers (2)
i've had the first 2 jabs first, and forgot to have the third so i had to start again! i had to have it for my job too!!! they can do a blood test to check if your immune!!!
Answered By: rachel d - 1/10/2008
Go get a blood titer. They can test your blood for antibodies to see if you are immune or not. It's WAAAAYYY cheaper than getting the whole series over again.
Answered By: Kelsey - 1/10/2008
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