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how will a person know if its already acute hepa b?
Sep 2, 2006

a friend of mind has been diagnose with hepa b a year ago.she's been just ask for fully rest and less stress.and no medication required.and then at the moment she again suffering from the same symptoms as before.can it be her situation right now can be is already in acute level of hepatitis b?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Hepatitis B can become a chronic infection with flares of disease activity.

Alternatively, she could have another virus infection, like Hepatitis A or HCV. Or she could have another cause of hepatitis, eg related to medications or alcohol.

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