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A 43-year-old member asked:

How likely is a hepatitis b carrier to get liver cancer?

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Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 26 years experience
20% chance: There is an increased risk for liver cancer with hepatitis b but italy never happen.
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A 29-year-old member asked:

Does hepatitis b lead to liver cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Yes it can : Yes hepatitis b can lead to a liver cancer. Majority of hepatitis b will be cured and resolved by your immune system- some of them however will continue and go into chronic active phase -where the virus remains active and viable inside your body- and this can lead into further damage to your liver - i.e. Liver cirrhosis and liver cancer.
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