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Can one infected a Hepatitis B virus from a mosquito bite

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can. Best protection is immunization.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hepatitis B: Chronic hepatitis is commonly associated with hepatitis b virus. This means the virus is continually living or replicating the the liver. This usually ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
HEPATITIS B: Hepatitis b virus infect the carrier through drug use of needles, sexually and body fluids.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Can be lifetime : Most people clear HBV within several weeks but some never clear it especially if acquired neonatally.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
3 doses: Standard regimen is 3 sequential doses.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Usually Once: The hbv vaccine is a series of 3-4 shots over a 6 months time period. At least 90% of people will develop immunity following that series. A portion ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Hepatitis B VIRUS: Hepatitis b virus can not live outside the body.It is tranmitted either by sharing needles incase of drug addicts or by body fluids and in old days be ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Hepatitis B infectio: Not being of black, hispanic and Asian origin is one barrier to acquisition of hepatitis b virus (hbv) infection. Other factors include later age at f ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
HEPATITIS B: Liver injury is determined by patient's immune response to infection. Hepatocellular damage is indicated by the presence of serologic immune markers, ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hepatitis b virus can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer but this is not inevitable. The best thing is to get treated for it and avoid other problems ... Read More
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