Hepatitis B is caused by the Hepatitis B virus, according to the Mayo Clinic. The virus infects the liver and can lead to liver failure, liver cancer, cirrhosis or death. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to Mayo Clinic, hepatitis B is caused by the hepatitis B virus. This virus is transmitted through blood, semen and other bodily fluids. The most common ways hepatitis B is transmitted may include sexual contact... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Hepatitis B is a condition that affects the liver, and can cause liver cancer, liver scarring and sometimes, complete failure of the liver. In some cases, it can be terminal. It is a result of infection from the hepatiti... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, hepatitis B is transmitted by the passage of body fluids, semen or blood of infected individuals into the bloodstreams of non-infected individuals via sexual intercourse and ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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