Monthly Archives: March 2015

Hepatitis B

Liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV).It is spread by direct contact with bodily fluids such as blood, semen, and vaginal secretions. Most adults (95%) are able to fight off HBV within six months. Others have long-term HBV infection known as chronic HBV.About 95% of infants infected at birth develop chronic HBV.Quite a […]

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Liver is one of the most important organs in your body and weighs about 3 pounds.  It sits in the upper right side of the abdomen, below the ribs. The functions of the liver include: Making bile. Changing food into energy. Cleaning drugs and toxic wastes from your system. Part of the defense system of […]

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis is any kind of inflammation (a reaction which can include swelling and pain) of the liver. Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus. The hepatitis C virus is spread primarily by direct contact with the blood (or body fluids containing blood) of an infected person. For example Have injected […]

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