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Hepatitis B is caused by Hepatitis B virus that leads to acute or chronic inflammation of the liver. You can get this infection if you have an unprotected sex with the infected person. However, this disease is not purely a sexually transmitted infection as you can also get this if you have a contact with non-sterilized shaving, tattooing or surgical instruments, alcohol or intravenous drug abuse, or share personal like toothbrushes or razors.
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Chronic hepatitis B can cause serious complications like scarring of the liver (cirrhosis), liver failure, kidney disease, inflammation of blood vessels and liver cancer. According to CDC, the annual death rate due to hepatitis B in America is approximately 887000. Moreover, statistics show that there are 1.25 million cases of chronic hepatitis B in the United States. Consider taking a short quiz below to find out if you are suffering from possible hepatitis B infection.