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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease that is spread when infected blood, semen, or bodily fluids enter the body of a person who is not infected. It is spread by sexual activity, sharing needles, syringes, sharing personal items such as a razor or toothbrush, exposure to blood from needlesticks and birth. Symptoms are flu-like and include loss of appetite, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, fatigue, joint pain and jaundice.

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Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
801-538-6191
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288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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