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 Foundation (Hepatitis B Foundation)  
    ... Turkish Vietnamese Tagalog Amharic Arabic Marshallese Yoruba Making Hepatitis B History Learn More Canadian scientist chosen for the ... worldwide 2 Billion People have been infected with Hepatitis B Worldwide The Hepatitis B Foundation is working on ...
  4. One Family's Struggles with Hepatitis B Video (Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases)  
    ... print ads go to GETVAXED.ORG cme Immunizations Hepatitis B One family's struggles with hepatitis B We provide this video in a variety of ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. ... 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 on a hepatitis ...
  8. ... is taken in its entirety from the CDC Hepatitis B Vaccine Information Statement (VIS): www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ ... 1. Why get vaccinated? Hepatitis B vaccine can prevent hepatitis B . Hepatitis B is a liver disease that can cause mild illness lasting a few weeks, ...
  9. Hepatitis B Easy-to-Read From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Hepatitis B/Patient Handouts ... Hepatitis B ... Overview of hepatitis B, including information on symptoms, complications, screening, and prevention. Links to ...
  10. Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Hepatitis B/Start Here ... Hepatitis B ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis B is an infection caused ...
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