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  1. Hepatitis B Guide - What Happens

    Symptoms of infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV), if they appear at all, usually begin 60 to 90 days (although they can appear from 45 to 180 days) after the virus enters the body. Most people have acute (short - term) HBV infection.

  2. Hepatitis B Guide - Home Treatment

    Home treatment is important for relieving symptoms and preventing the spread of hepatitis B virus (HBV).While there is no specific medical treatment for short - term (acute) hepatitis B, there are some things you can do that may help you feel better while

  3. Hepatitis B Guide - Cause

    Learn more about how hepatitis B spreads.

  4. Hepatitis B Guide - Topic Overview

    Learn about hepatitis B, a virus that infects the liver. You can have hepatitis B and not know it.

  5. 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.

  6. Hepatitis B Guide - Health Tools

    This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding hepatitis B.

  7. Hepatitis B Guide - Prevention

    Learn how to protect yourself from hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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

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