A 31-year-old male asked:
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What creates hepatitis b or c. That is.Hw is this virus created . Thought that it can be created by itself in a persons' body.Can someone please help?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Infection: Hepatitis b and c are viruses; they are transmitted through contact with an infected person. They are created "de novo", or from scratch, but the viruses cause the cellular machinery to create more copies of themselves.
Answered on Jan 2, 2013

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