Getting to zero? HIV criminalization and treatment adherence surveillance. Hepatitis C: From discovery to elimination in 40 years? Hepatitis B is an infection caused by a virus that can be transmitted by sexual exposure to blood or bodily fluids, injection drug use, and household contact with someone who has hepatitis B. The virus causes inflammation of the liver hepatitis and can ultimately cause chronic liver disease.
I understand that HIV is low risk but what diseases could be spread by someones saliva and what would be their symptoms?. Thank-you PAT. Probably the biggest risk would be for herpes. When a person has a "cold sore" on their lip, this is the herpes virus.
If Hepatitis B Is Sexually Transmitted, How Come My Partner Isn’t Infected?
I thought hepatitis B was sexually transmitted? This question is a common one. Hepatitis B is indeed easily transmitted sexually, so why do some people — who were not vaccinated — never get hepatitis B from their sexual partners?
Jump to navigation. Hepatitis B can be serious and, without appropriate treatment and care, can cause liver disease and liver cancer leading to death. Note — apart from condoms, other types of contraception — such as the contraceptive pill offer no protection against sexually transmitted infections.