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Surgery

There is no surgical treatment for hepatitis B.

If you have advanced liver damage because of hepatitis and your condition becomes life-threatening, you may need a liver transplant.

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Managing Hepatitis C

It's important for people with hepatitis C to take control of their health. There's a lot you can do on a day-to-day basis that will help protect your liver from damage and keep you feeling good.  So in addition to exercising, eating right and getting medical and emotional support, here are some things to keep in mind.

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In rare cases, acute hepatitis B progresses rapidly to liver failure, a deadly condition called fulminant hepatitis. For people who develop this condition, a liver transplant is the only treatment choice.

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Last Updated: October 29, 2012
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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