What Causes Hepatitis B?

Q:
What Causes Hepatitis B?

A:
Hepatitis B is the most common liver infection in the world, and it is caused by Hepatitis B virus. The virus can be passed through in the following ways:

-direct contact with blood;
-unprotected sex;
-use of illegal drugs;
-unsterilized or contaminated needles;
-from an infected woman to her newborn baby;

If you are infected Hepatitis B for more than six months, it means you have developed a chronic Hepatitis B. The good news is that chronic Hepatitis B is preventable and treatable. You can take drugs to control the Hepatitis B virus.

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