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Hepatitis B

What is hepatitis?

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is swelling that happens when tissues of the body are injured or infected. It can damage your liver. This swelling and damage can affect how well your liver functions.

What is hepatitis B?

Hepatitis B is a type of viral hepatitis. It can cause an acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term) infection. People with an acute infection usually get better on their own without treatment. Some people with chronic hepatitis B will need treatment.

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  1. Hepatitis B (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... affect how well your liver functions. What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a type of viral hepatitis. It can ... their own without treatment. Some people with chronic hepatitis B will need treatment. Thanks to a vaccine, hepatitis ...
  2. Hepatitis B in children is swelling and inflamed tissue of the liver due to infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Other common hepatitis virus infections include ...
  3. Hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections cause irritation (inflammation) and swelling of the liver. You should take steps ... All children should get the hepatitis B vaccine. Babies should get a ... B vaccine at birth. They should have all three shots in ...
  4. Hepatitis B is irritation and swelling (inflammation) of the liver due to infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Other types of viral hepatitis include ...
  5. ... detect current or past infection by hepatitis A , hepatitis B , or hepatitis C . It can screen blood samples ... only causes disease in people who also have hepatitis B. It is not routinely checked in a hepatitis ...
  6. ... is taken in its entirety from the CDC Hepatitis B Vaccine Information Statement (VIS): www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ ... Why Get Vaccinated? Hepatitis B vaccine can prevent hepatitis B . Hepatitis B is a liver disease that can cause mild illness lasting a few ...
  7. Hepatitis B Easy-to-Read From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Hepatitis B/Start Here ... Hepatitis B ... Hepatitis B/Patient Handouts ... Hepatitis B ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ... Easy-to-Read ... From ...
  8. HIV and Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Coinfection From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of AIDS Research) (HIV.gov)  
    Hepatitis B/Related Issues ... Hepatitis B ... Hepatitis C/Related Issues ... Hepatitis C ... National Institutes of Health, Office of AIDS Research ... Hepatitis means inflammation ...
  9. Safety Information for Hepatitis B Vaccines (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    The latest safety information from CDC on the Hepatitis B vaccines: safety studies, common side effects, vaccine package ...
  10. Travelers' Health: Hepatitis B (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Hepatitis B/Related Issues ... Hepatitis B ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Information about how to order the U.S. government publication about traveling ...
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