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Hep B
Oct 24, 2001

How do you get Hep B and what are the side effects.

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

Hepatitis B is a blood borne disease;this means that the virus enters the body through infected blood.The main risks are by sharing needles and by sexual contact. Initially patients can have all the symptoms of an acute hepatitis as:jaundice,weakness,malaise,etc.



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