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    Hepatitis Overview

    Viral hepatitis, including hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C, are distinct diseases that affect the liver and have different hepatitis symptoms and treatments. Other causes of hepatitis include recreational drugs and prescription medications. Hepatitis type is determined by laboratory tests.

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    CDC notes that nearly 20,000 Americans died in 2014 from the widespread, but treatable, illness

    Understanding Hepatitis -- Symptoms

    It's possible you might have hepatitis and not realize it at first. Sometimes there aren't any symptoms. Or you might not get the right diagnosis because the disease shares some of the same signs as the flu.

    The most common symptoms of hepatitis are things like:

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