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Hepatitis B Vaccine

How Long Does Hepatitis B Vaccine Last?

Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver that is spread through blood and bodily fluids. It is a vaccine preventable illness and Hepatitis B vaccines are given as a part of routine vaccinations for children. The Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended if one travels to a country where the

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HPV vaccine

Benefits & Contraindications of the HPV Vaccine

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a common viral infection in the UK and also the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. There are over 100 varieties of the HPV virus, such as the kind that cause verruca, but usually the type being referred to is genital HPV. Genital HPV

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What are the Signs & Symptoms of Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is a generic term used to describe inflammation of the liver.  There are different types of Hepatitis disease, some pass without any serious problems or even many symptoms whereas others can be long-lasting and chronic and will cause scarring of the liver, loss of liver function and sometimes, cancer of the liver.

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How Does Hepatitis B Spread?

Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver caused by a virus that is passed via blood and bodily fluids. It doesn’t always cause any obvious symptoms in adults and can dissipate within a few months without treatment. 

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Myths and Facts about Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the name used to describe inflammation of the liver and can have several different causes and manifestations. Hepatitis is mostly caused by either a virus or as the result of excessive alcohol intake. 

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