Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hep B virus. Hep B can be very serious. Many people with hep B don’t know they are infected. Hep B can lead to liver cancer or liver failure if it is left unmanaged or untreated. Luckily, hep B patients can live healthy lives if they are treated properly.

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You can find out if you have hep B by getting a hep B blood test.  Click here to open our Hepatitis B Testing Chart – PDF >>

If you would like to learn more about hep B, ask your doctor or call the Hepatitis Infoline (see below).

Hepatitis B symptoms

Most people with hep B don’t have any symptoms. Because of this, it is important to get tested (see testing) to know if you have hep B.

Some people get flu-like illness, loss of appetite, joint pain, jaundice (yellow eyes) or dark urine.

Click here to see our Detailed hep B information page >> 

This page last updated 12 Dec 2017

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