Asked by: Elin Bairamkuloff
asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th June, 2020

What is full form of HBV?

HBV: Hepatitis B virus. A virus which primarily causes inflammation of the liver. The hepatitis B virus can be transmitted in several ways including blood transfusion, needle sticks, body piercing and tattooing using unsterile instruments, dialysis, sexual and even less intimate close contact, and childbirth.

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Regarding this, what is the HBsAg positive?

HBsAg (Hepatitis B surface antigen) - A "positive" or "reactive" HBsAg test result means that the person is infected with hepatitis B. A positive anti-HBs (or HBsAb) test result means you are “immune” and protected against the hepatitis B virus and cannot be infected.

what causes hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is caused by infection with the hepatitis B virus. You can get the virus if you have unprotected sexual contact with an infected partner. People who use intravenous (IV) drugs can get hepatitis B when they share needles with someone who has the virus.

Considering this, how Serious Is HBV?

Hepatitis B is an infection of your liver. It can cause scarring of the organ, liver failure, and cancer. It's spread when people come in contact with the blood, open sores, or body fluids of someone who has the hepatitis B virus. It's serious, but if you get the disease as an adult, it shouldn't last a long time.

Can I get hepatitis B from kissing?

Hepatitis B is not spread through sneezing, coughing, hugging, or breastfeeding. Although the virus can be found in saliva, it is not believed to be spread through kissing or sharing utensils.

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