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How do you get hepatitis d, e?

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Dr. Rick Kirschner
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In brief: D body fluids E from

The hdv virus, aka the delta virus, causes hepatitis d in people who already have hep b.
Like hep b, transmitted through sexual contact, contaminated blood or sharing needles. The hepatitis e virus is spread through contaminated food or water. Found in developing countries. No reported case of long term liver damage from it.

In brief: D body fluids E from

The hdv virus, aka the delta virus, causes hepatitis d in people who already have hep b.
Like hep b, transmitted through sexual contact, contaminated blood or sharing needles. The hepatitis e virus is spread through contaminated food or water. Found in developing countries. No reported case of long term liver damage from it.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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