Are Hepatitis And Herpes The Same Thing

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Is Hepatitis and Herpes the same

Dr. My question is: Is Hepatitis and Herpes the same or from the same family?And can a codeine overdose cause Hepatitis A,B or C
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...answer is no! Herpes viruses are their own family and include genital herpes, the virus that causes cankasores and chicken pox. Hepatitis A B and C are all different from each other and belong to different virus families. The important thing to... Read more »

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