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What does it mean to be chronically infected with hepatitis b virus?

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To have active progressive disease ( which can lead to cirrhosis or cancer), or carrier status, with little liver damage but still at risk for cancer.

In brief: Either

To have active progressive disease ( which can lead to cirrhosis or cancer), or carrier status, with little liver damage but still at risk for cancer.
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Hepatitis B

Chronic hepatitis is commonly associated with hepatitis b virus.
This means the virus is continually living or replicating the the liver. This usually occurs after blood transfusions or IV drug use.

In brief: Hepatitis B

Chronic hepatitis is commonly associated with hepatitis b virus.
This means the virus is continually living or replicating the the liver. This usually occurs after blood transfusions or IV drug use.
Dr. Robert Knox
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