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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is one of five virus types that cause hepatitis, which is an inflammation of the liver, and is considered a sexually transmitted disease. Take an in-depth look at hepatitis B, how common it is, how it is spread, and what you can do to prevent its transmission.