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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 is a viral infection that has both acute and chronic forms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The disease is transferred through exposure to bodily fluids. Though hepatitis-B vaccin... More »

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Information about hepatitis is available from the Centers for Disease Control, WebMD and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. The provided information covers an overview of the disease, i... More »

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Hepatitis B is a contagious liver condition caused by the hepatitis B virus. It can be transmitted from one person to another through blood-to-blood contact. Infected women can also transmit the infection to their babies... 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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