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is Hepatitis bacteria or virus

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Virus: Hepatitis is a viral disease.
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Hepatitis: Viral

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Dr. Amanda Xi
Dr. Amanda Xi answered
6 years experience General Practice
Virus: Mumps (or rubulavirus) is a virus. Infection can be prevented with immunization with the MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) vaccination.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Virus: Mumps is a virus which has potentially has serious complications including sterility in men, brain damage and even death.It is , fortunately, preventa ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This is described as "fecal-oral" transmission. You can have the virus on your hand, and touch your hand to your mouth, or eat contaminated food.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Virus.: Herpes (hsv) is a virus (herpes simplex virus). This virus commonly infects epithelial cells (like skin cells and the cells lining mucus membranes).
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Bacteria: Diptheria is an upper respiratory illness caused by Corynebacterium diptheriae. It is a very unpleasant upper respiratory illness characterized by cro ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alberto Sobrado
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Only few minutes: It depends on the temperature and the conditions. Most of the time it needs body fluids or very direct contact ( air born).
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No.
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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 years experience Infectious Disease
Self-limited: Hepatitis A virus infection is usually self-limited, and treatment consists of supportive care. Medications that might cause liver damage or are metab ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Kassabian
21 years experience Urology
Mumps Orchitis: Mumps is a virus that can cause permanent male factor infertility.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Hepatitis B virus: these are different viruses.

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