A 51-year-old member asked:
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I wanted to know is chronic hepatitis b something you will have for the rest of your life?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Hep B recovery: The course of hepatitis B may be extremely variable. Hepatitis B virus infection has different clinical manifestations and outcomes depending on the patient’s age at infection and immune status, and the stage at which the disease is recognized. Approximately 2% of people with chronic infection recover.
Answered on Aug 19, 2014

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