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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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 »

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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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 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 »

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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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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