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Can chronic hepatitis b infection cause cirrhosis?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis b can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
The more inflammation present and the higher the viral load the more likely, one will develop cirrhosis.

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis b can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
The more inflammation present and the higher the viral load the more likely, one will develop cirrhosis.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

There are different types of chronic hepatitis b.
Passive chronic hepatitis b typically results in no liver inflammation, while chronic active hepatitis b will often cause cirrhosis.

In brief: Yes

There are different types of chronic hepatitis b.
Passive chronic hepatitis b typically results in no liver inflammation, while chronic active hepatitis b will often cause cirrhosis.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology

In brief: Yes

Yes. All patients with chronic hepatitis b should be monitored by their physician and consider referral to a liver doctor.

In brief: Yes

Yes. All patients with chronic hepatitis b should be monitored by their physician and consider referral to a liver doctor.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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