on adults can transmitted but it is cleared by immune system and it makes no damage and very few even feel it, no treatment can be used because it is useless since the immune system will make the job.only 4% of adults develop chronic hbv due to damaged immune systems and only after 1 year without clearing it we can say it is chronic.
as to damage hbv itself makes no damage to us when chronic, it is our immune system to make the damage, so usually few patients with chronic hbv develop liver damage and after a whole life of infection (usually after 40years old).babies and young carriers have no immune response at all and no damage, they live perfectly healthy until older age when immune system detects the virus and starts to make damage
only at birth when babies have no immune system it can become chronic in 94% cases
Is diarrhea accompanied by bloated stomach a sign of hep b.
no, immune response makes interferon and you feel like a bad flu, but very very few have any symthom, only blood tests can tell if there is an infection, test hbsag, hbsab and hbcab igm, they are cheap tests usually ready in one day and if positive you ll just have to wait for it to clear itself
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