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What the treatment for liver virus b?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Acute hep B-none.
Hepatitis b is acute inflammation of the liver caused by hep b virus (hbv).
Spread by body's contact with serum, vaginal fluid, semen, blood, unclean tattoo instruments...That is already infected w hbv. Acute hep b-no specific rs; 100% newborns/children, 5% adults go on to chronic hep or cirrhosis or liver cancer. Rx can involve interferon-type drugs, liver transplant, rx the complications.

In brief: Acute hep B-none.
Hepatitis b is acute inflammation of the liver caused by hep b virus (hbv).
Spread by body's contact with serum, vaginal fluid, semen, blood, unclean tattoo instruments...That is already infected w hbv. Acute hep b-no specific rs; 100% newborns/children, 5% adults go on to chronic hep or cirrhosis or liver cancer. Rx can involve interferon-type drugs, liver transplant, rx the complications.
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