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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: Frequently Asked Questions 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 ...
  8. Hepatitis B (Nemours Foundation)  
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  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 ... Hepatitis B/Start Here ... Hepatitis B ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ... Easy-to-Read ... From ...
  10. HIV and Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Coinfection From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of AIDS Research) (HIV.gov)  
    ... of people living with HIV are coinfected with hepatitis B or C. Read more.
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