A 37-year-old member asked:
How do you get viral hepatitis?
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Dr. Randy Burgettanswered
General Practice 9 years experience
Depends: The most common types of hepatitis are a, b, and c. People get hep a from contaminated food or water, hep b from blood or other bodily fluids, and hep c from blood. Hep b and c can be transmitted by sexual activity, sharing needles, blood transfusions that occurred prior to 1990 etc. Hep b & c can also be transmitted in transplanted organs.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What are the symptoms of getting a viral hepatitis?
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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 20 years experience
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