The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Causes Of Hepatitis B Virus

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Is it possible you can get the hepatitis B even if you are already vaccinated?

What if the person infected with hepatitis B is not aware she had it and then she was vaccinated against it and all the while she found out she is having hepatitis B after all? How could she manage that?Can she be cured? What does she need to do?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...B.Now if the person was already infected and then gets vaccinated, there is little if any risk of this causing the hepatitis B virus to progress or be reactivated. However, vaccination is not a good strategy to treat the virus and is completely... Read more »

cmv leading to Hep B?

I understand that CMV causes Hepatitis like symptoms, but can it actually lead to Hep B? Read more »

Viral cancer- is there such a thing?

we have been told about someone who has "viral cancer", was wondering if there is such a thing. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention and Pregnancy

...Point of contact for this document What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a serious disease of the liver caused by hepatitis B virus, or HBV. All people, no matter how old they are or where they live, may be at risk for hepatitis B. HBV... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso infected with HIV. In... Read more »
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

...pancreatic cancer than in healthy controls. This study is the first to report an association between past exposure to the hepatitis B virus and pancreatic cancer, but researchers cautioned that more studies are necessary to evaluate the nature of... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Getting Hip to Hep

...hepatitis infection. Hepatitis is nothing to minimize. Hepatitis B is a disease of the liver caused by infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Like HIV, the most common routes of hepatitis B virus transmission in the United States are through... Read more »
Connect With Others

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies You guys if you read these youll see why im so damn paranoid ok im so sorry for all of this shit im doing to you and fuck dont say in hurting... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
"People Helping People" Our Mission Founder's Story Brainstorming Team CAP National Site Lung Cancer CAP Site Legal Information Contact HCCAP Federal Hep C Bill (English) Federal Hep C Bill (Spanish) Resource Center... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. is getting hep b from oral a common thing ? i know that the experts say that this risk... Read more »