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  1. The Different Medicines For Treating Hepatitis B

    Knowing The Two Types Of Hepatitis B There are usually two types of Hepatitis B infections: an acute hepatitis B infection and a chronic hepatitis B infection. Actuate hepatitis B is usually not life-threatening and doesn't require medicines for treating the disease. Unfortunately, hepatitis B may sometimes damage the liver too much to the point where a liver transplant may be in order. In these cases, lamivudine would be the most effective medicine for this specific type of situation... →Continue reading
  2. Chronic Hepatitis B and Treatments

    With continuous studies and research, pharmaceutical companies are now releasing more and more drugs that can treat Hepatitis B infection. Today, there are now 7 drugs that can be prescribed to adults while children with Hepatitis B have two drug options. These Hepatitis B drugs are all FDA approved. 7 drugs that can be prescribed to Hepatitis B patients Intron A Intron A was also known as Interferon Alpha is a Hepatitis B treatment in the form of injectable... →Continue reading
  3. Protecting Yourself against Hepatitis B

    Luckily for children of today, there is now a way to protect them from Hepatitis B their entire life.  With the development of Hepatitis B vaccine, you can now make sure that none of your loved ones will get infected with Hepatitis B. All they need are three shots! The First Hepatitis B Vaccine From 1980 to 1990, people are getting vaccinated against Hepatitis B infection using a plasma-derived injection. It means that the vaccine is made from blood products... →Continue reading
  4. Hepatitis B: What Is It, And How I Get It?

    Hepatitis B is a viral infection. There are three types of hepatitis, but only the B strains are considered STDs. These viruses have a different effect. Hepatitis B attacks the liver and liver functions, causing it to harden and not be able to filter the blood like it should. Like many of the other STDs, nearly half of the people with this infection show no symptoms. Hepatitis B is a more stable version of the virus, being able to... →Continue reading
  5. Hepatitis B - Cause and Consequences

    Hepatitis B is a disease caused by a virus, called the hepatitis B virus. Many variants of the hepatitis B virus exist, which appear to be dependent on geographical location. This particular virus is quite resilient, being capable of surviving outside the human body for at least a week yet retaining its ability to infect people. Hepatitis B continues to be a serious health problem. The World Health Organisation estimates that 257 million people are infected with hepatitis B, with... →Continue reading
  6. Can Hepatitis B be cured?

    About 80 percent of persons living with hepatitis B do not experience symptoms in the course of having this infection. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 257 million people are living with hepatitis B virus infection. However, some persons develop the symptoms which are prominent and last even for several weeks. The cure for hepatitis B is a topic with many divergent of which this article is tailored to put away whatever uncertainties which one might have... →Continue reading
  7. Hepatitis B Vaccine Information Central

    The need to fight against serious liver disease in the body caused by the Hepatitis B virus brought about the Hepatitis B vaccine. One can, therefore, be protected from the disease if vaccinated because this virus easily spreads via blood contact or contact with other fluids from an infected person. Protection from this virus can be extremely difficult to sustain since humans generally cannot do without contact during day-to-day activities. In other words, one could even contact the virus by... →Continue reading
  8. The ABC of Hepatitis Virus

    Inflammation of the liver cells and severe damage caused to the liver is what comes to mind when viral hepatitis is mentioned. Various types of hepatitis viruses exist with their diverse effects even though some could be similar. Hepatitis is a disease of the liver affecting the functions of the organ like storing vitamins, production of hormones, and detoxification of the blood. These are generally disrupted by the hepatitis virus when one is infected leading to more chronic health problems... →Continue reading
  9. Do Hepatitis B Vaccines Have Side Effects?

    Hepatitis B, which is a serious or severe liver infection, is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The symptoms of Hepatitis B include but not limited to the following: Loss of appetite; Tiredness; Jaundice; Diarrhea; Pain; Vomiting; Liver damage; Liver cancer; And ultimately, death. It is important to know that the best way to prevent hepatitis B is simply by getting vaccinated. Hepatitis B vaccine is a series of 3 or 4 shots. Other ways one can employ... →Continue reading
  10. How is Acute Hepatitis Different From The Others?

    The acute stage of any disease may be confusing because it is relative and hepatitis happens not to be an exception to this situation. The acute stage of hepatitis may, therefore, be referred to as the first 6 months after the virus has entered the body of an infected person. The immune system of an infected person produces antibodies to the virus when there has been a reaction. This is usually detectable in the blood for a period of 3... →Continue reading

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