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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Hepatitis B can be marked by abdominal pain, dark urine, fever, joint pain, loss of appetite, nausea with vomiting, weakness or fatigue and jaundice, or yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes. These symptoms, which ... More »

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Hepatitis B or C treatment requires testing and medications, which only a licensed medical doctor can provide. The sooner treatment begins, the better the outcome, according to WebMD. More »

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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 »

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Chronic hepatitis B and C both cause cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer, according to WebMD. Hepatitis B is more commonly acute than chronic, while the opposite is true for Hepatitis C. There is a vaccine for hepati... More »

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