Hepatitis B Guide - Topic Overview
Learn about hepatitis B, a virus that infects the liver. You can have hepatitis B and not know it.
Hepatitis B Guide - What Increases Your Risk
People who practice certain behaviors or have certain jobs are at high risk for becoming infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV). If you are a member of a high - risk group, you should receive the hepatitis B vaccine.
Hepatitis B Guide - Health Tools
This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding hepatitis B.
Hepatitis B Guide - Prevention
Learn how to protect yourself from hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
Hepatitis B Guide - Exams and Tests
Your health professional will diagnose hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection based on a physical examination, your medical history, and blood tests.
Hepatitis B Guide - Surgery
Hepatitis B is a viral infection that affects the liver. There is no surgical treatment for hepatitis B.If you develop significant liver damage because of hepatitis and your condition becomes life - threatening, you may need a liver transplant.
Hepatitis B Guide - Treatment Overview
Treatment of hepatitis B viral (HBV) infection depends on how active the virus is and whether you are at risk for liver damage such as cirrhosis. Short - term (acute) hepatitis B usually goes away on its own; home treatment is used to relieve symptoms and
Can I Get Hepatitis C From Sex?
Find out if hepatitis C is transmitted through sex and how to lower your chances of getting it.
Hepatitis C Virus Tests
Hepatitis C virus tests detect substances in the blood that indicate a hepatitis infection is active, chronic, or has occurred in the past. The tests detect proteins (antibodies) or genetic material (DNA or RNA) of the virus that causes hepatitis.
Hepatitis C - Home Treatment
Read about steps you can take at home that may help you feel better both physically and emotionally if you have hepatitis C.