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Do I need a Hepatitis B booster if I'm about to start Humira?

I'm a bit confused as to whether I need a Hepatitis B booster - I had the injection in 2002 before going to the Philippines and would be due for a booster but I'm not sure if I need it? My rheumatology team needed to know if I had had the original injection before I start Humira but said it was up to me if I have the booster. Has anyone else been in this position? Thanks in advance!

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I would have the booster fran - I didn't and then haven't been able to travel to some regions because of it not being up to date.

Cece x


Thank you both - I will look into having it and check it's ok with the rheumy too.


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