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

Hepatitis B - Wikipedia


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


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 called acute ...

Hepatitis B Facts, Symptoms, Causes, Treatments - WebMD


Jul 28, 2016 ... WebMD looks at the cause, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis B.

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public | Division of Viral Hepatitis | CDC


May 23, 2016 ... Overview. What is hepatitis? “Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use, and bacterial ...

Hepatitis B Symptoms, Vaccine, Treament & Prevention - MedicineNet


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 Causes - Mayo Clinic


Aug 29, 2014 ... Hepatitis B infection is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The virus is passed from person to person through blood, semen or other body ...

Hepatitis B: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment - Medical News Today


Feb 16, 2016 ... For most people, hepatitis B is a short-term illness that causes no permanent damage. For others, it can become a chronic infection that can ...

What is Hepatitis B - Hepatitis B Foundation


Hepatitis B is the most common serious liver infection in the world. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus that attacks and injures the liver. Two billion people (or 1 in ...

Hepatitis B Foundation: Adults Living with Hepatitis B


If you test positive for the hepatitis B virus for longer than 6 months, this indicates that you have a chronic hepatitis B infection. All patients with chronic hepatitis B ...