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Hepatitis B Virus
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What is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis means inflammation, redness, swelling, and soreness of the liver.

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV):

Hepatitis B is a contagious virus that causes inflammation of the liver.

How is Hepatitis B spread?

HBV is transmitted by sharing needles, razors, and toothbrushes. Body fluids, saliva, and semen that are exchanged during sexual interactions cause transmission. HBV is also transmitted from mother to infant during her pregnancy.

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