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Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) which affects the liver. It can cause both acute and chronic infections. Many people ...

Hepatitis B Information: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, and More

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Jun 4, 2014 ... What is hepatitis B?Hepatitis B is a virus that infects the liver. Most adults who get hepatitis B have it for a short time and then get better. This is ...

What I need to know about Hepatitis B | National Institute of Diabetes ...

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Hepatitis* B is a virus, or infection, that causes liver disease and inflammation of the liver. Viruses can cause sickness. For example, the flu is caused by a virus.

Hepatitis B Information | Division of Viral Hepatitis | CDC

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May 31, 2015 ... Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B is transmitted when blood, semen, or another body fluid from a ...

Hepatitis B Foundation: Prevention and Vaccination

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I was recently exposed to the hepatitis B virus, how long should I wait before being tested? Who is most likely to become infected with hepatitis B? What should I ...

WHO | Hepatitis B: How can I protect myself?

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A: Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The virus interferes with the functions of the liver and causes pathological damage. A small  ...

WHO | Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause both acute and chronic disease.

How is hepatitis B spread? - Hepatitis B Research Network

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What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a virus (HBV) that infects the liver and can cause liver inflammation called "hepatitis"; It can cause both a self-limiting (acute)  ...

Every Week Hundreds of People Get Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease, but it is spread in other ways, too. This is a hardy virus that can exist on almost any surface for up to one month.

Hepatitis B (HBV) - KidsHealth

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Hepatitis B can move from one person to another through blood and other bodily fluids. For this reason, people usually get it through unprotected sex or by ...

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Hepatitis B is inflammation (irritation and swelling) of the liver due to the hepatitis B virus.
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Hepatitis B Causes - Mayo Clinic

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Hepatitis B — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, vaccine prevention of this sometimes chronic liver disease.

Hepatitis B Symptoms, Vaccine, Treament & Prevention - MedicineNet

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Read about hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B), a virus spread through infected blood or body secretions (blood, semen, vaginal discharge, breast milk, ...

Hepatitis B Foundation: FAQ: General Info

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Most infected adults are able to get rid of the hepatitis B virus without any problems. However, some adults and most infected babies and children are unable to ...