Hepatitis B (HBV) malady
Infectious diseases, Liver diseases, Gastrointestinal diseases, Rare diseases, Immune diseases categories
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MedlinePlus:33 Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. it helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons. hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. one type, hepatitis b, is caused by the hepatitis b virus (hbv). hepatitis b spreads by contact with an infected person's blood, semen, or other body fluid. an infected woman can give hepatitis b to her baby at birth. if you get hbv, you may feel as if you have the flu. you may also have jaundice, a yellowing of skin and eyes, dark-colored urine, and pale bowel movements. some people have no symptoms at all. a blood test can tell if you have it. hbv usually gets better on its own after a few months. if it does not get better, it is called chronic hbv, which lasts a lifetime. chronic hbv can lead to scarring of the liver, liver failure, or liver cancer. there is a vaccine for hbv. it requires three shots. all babies should get the vaccine, but older children and adults can get it too. if you travel to countries where hepatitis b is common, you should get the vaccine. nih: national institute of diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases
MalaCards based summary: Hepatitis B, also known as hepatitis b infection, is related to hepatitis and liver cancer, and has symptoms including An important gene associated with Hepatitis B is RARB (retinoic acid receptor, beta), and among its related pathways are AHR Pathway and AHR Pathway. The drugs interferon alfa-2b and adefovir have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include liver, liver and t cells, and related mouse phenotypes are liver/biliary system and mortality/aging.
Disease Ontology:8 A viral infectious disease that results in inflammation located in liver, has material basis in hepatitis b virus, which is transmitted by sexual contact, transmitted by blood transfusions, and transmitted by fomites like needles or syringes. the infection has symptom fever, has symptom fatigue, has symptom loss of appetite, has symptom nausea, has symptom vomiting, has symptom abdominal pain, has symptom clay-colored bowel movements, has symptom joint pain, and has symptom jaundice.
Wikipedia:65 Hepatitis B is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) which affects the liver. It... more...
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Global: Infectious diseases, Rare diseases
Anatomical: Liver diseases, Gastrointestinal diseases, Immune diseases
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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Hepatitis B:32
Liver, T cells, Skin, Testes, Kidney, Eye, Bone, B cells, Monocytes, Thyroid, Myeloid, Nk cells, Endothelial, Neutrophil, Bone marrow, Spinal cord, Heart, Breast, Lymph node, Brain, Lung, Placenta, Prostate, Pituitary
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