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Health Tip: How Did I Contract Hepatitis?

Posted Nov 08 2010 9:00am

Here's a list of common triggers

(HealthDay News) -- Hepatitis usually is caused by a viral infection, resulting in inflammation of the liver. says common ways of contracting viral hepatitis include:

  • Eating food that has been contaminated by someone with hepatitis.
  • Close contact with infected household members or infected sexual partners.
  • Contact with contaminated diaper changing areas that haven't been properly cleaned.
  • Consuming uncooked or undercooked shellfish that was pulled from contaminated water.

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