Hepatitis B Outlook
What to expect with hepatitis B:
- Symptoms from the initial infection are usually gone within 1 month and liver inflammation resolves within 4 months.
- About 1 out of 10 people remain infected with the hepatitis B virus for the rest of their lives: this is called chronic hepatitis B.
- A person with chronic hepatitis B has an increased risk for liver cancer.
- About 1 percent of people with hepatitis B die from liver failure.
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