Hepatitis B is a liver condition caused by the hepatitis B virus, while hepatitis C occurs when hepatitis C virus attacks the liver, causing inflammation, says Mayo Clinic. Hepatitis C spread through coming into contact ... More »

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 spreads through having sex with someone who is infected, having direct contact with the body fluids or blood of someone who has the disease, and sharing a dirty needle with someone who is infected, explains W... 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 »

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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The medical definition of chronic hepatitis is liver inflammation that is present for at least 6 months in a patient, as noted by Merck Manual. In some patients, the condition can be mild and present no symptoms, while i... More »

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Acute cases of hepatitis B often resolve on their own, but individuals with chronic hepatitis B may require treatments with antiviral medications and interferon injections to slow down the virus and prevent its spread, e... More »

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