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What creates hepatitis b or c. That is.Hw is this virus created . Thought that it can be created by itself in a persons' body.Can someone please help?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Both are viruses

That infect the liver. They must be acquired by the infected person, not created in the liver. Although once infecting the liver, new virus is produced there.

In brief: Both are viruses

That infect the liver. They must be acquired by the infected person, not created in the liver. Although once infecting the liver, new virus is produced there.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Tony Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Infection

Hepatitis b and c are viruses; they are transmitted through contact with an infected person.
They are created "de novo", or from scratch, but the viruses cause the cellular machinery to create more copies of themselves.

In brief: Infection

Hepatitis b and c are viruses; they are transmitted through contact with an infected person.
They are created "de novo", or from scratch, but the viruses cause the cellular machinery to create more copies of themselves.
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho
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