Hepatitis B

About- Hepatitis B (Hep B) is a serious liver infection that may be chronic or acute is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that's spread through blood and body fluids.
 
Symptoms-

Hepatitis B (Hep B) Abdominal pain
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Dark urine
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Diarrhea
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Fatigue
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Fever
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Jaundice
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Joint and muscle pain
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Loss of appetite
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Nausea and vomiting
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Weakness  

Causes-
Common ways that
Hepatitis B (Hep B) can spread are
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Infection from Hepatitis B (Hep B) infected mother to a newborn baby
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Sharing needles and syringes contaminated with infected blood
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Sharing personal hygiene items including razors and toothbrushes
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Tattoo, body piercing, or medical or dental treatment in an unhygienic environment with unsterilized equipment
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Unprotected sex with an infected person  

Complications

Hepatitis B (Hep B) Cirrhosis of liver
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Inflammation of blood vessels
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Kidney disease
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Liver cancer
Hepatitis B (Hep B) Liver failure

Specialists to visit
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologist General Physician
Gastroenterologist Hepatologist
Gastroenterologist Infectious Disease Doctor

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.who.int
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.cdc.gov
https://liverfoundation.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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