Hepatitis B- Overview, Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Prevention

Hepatitis B- Overview, Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors And Prevention

Overview Hepatitis B is a severe liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). For certain cases, the infection with hepatitis B infection is chronic, which means it lasts longer than seven months. Chronic hepatitis B raises the risk of contracting liver failure, liver cancer or cirrhosis — a disease that damages the liver permanently. Most adults with hepatitis B are completely recovered, although their symptoms are serious. Babies and kids are more likely to develop chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis B infection. A vaccination will prevent hepatitis B, but there…

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