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Which hepatitis is not deadly?
Hepatitis A is rarely fatal. With the newest forms of antiviral treatment, the most common types of chronic hepatitis C can be cured in most individuals.
What is the mortality rate of hepatitis B?
Summary of Findings The age-adjusted hepatitis B-related mortality rate decreased from 0.46 per 100,000 population in 2017 to 0.42 in 2019, below the 2019 target rate of 0.43.
Can hepatitis B lead to death?
Chronic hepatitis B can develop into a serious disease resulting in long-term health problems, including liver damage, liver failure, liver cancer, and even death.
Can someone with hepatitis B live for long?
The most important thing to remember is that hepatitis B is a chronic medical condition (such as diabetes and high blood pressure) that can be successfully managed if you take good care of your health and your liver. You should expect to live a long, full life.
Can I marry a girl with hepatitis B?
To put it simply, yes, a person living with hepatitis B can get married. In fact, a healthy relationship can be a source of love and support for those who may feel alone in their diagnosis. Transmission of hepatitis B can be prevented in your partner; it’s a vaccine preventable disease!
What happens if you have a hepatitis B infection?
Having a chronic HBV infection can lead to serious complications, such as: Scarring of the liver (cirrhosis). The inflammation associated with a hepatitis B infection can lead to extensive liver scarring (cirrhosis), which may impair the liver’s ability to function. Liver cancer.
How long does it take to recover from Hep B?
Acute hepatitis B infection lasts less than six months. Your immune system likely can clear acute hepatitis B from your body, and you should recover completely within a few months. Most people who get hepatitis B as adults have an acute infection, but it can lead to chronic infection.
What kind of cancer can you get from Hep B?
Hepatitis B, also called HBV and Hep B, can cause cirrhosis (hardening or scarring), liver cancer and even death. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center.
How many people are living with hepatitis B?
CDC estimates the actual number of acute hepatitis B cases was closer to 21,600 in 2018. Many more people (about 862,000) are estimated to be living with chronic, long-term hepatitis B.