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The 5-Question True/False Challenge – Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B

Test your knowledge of hepatitis A and hepatitis B by deciding whether each statement is true or false.

Question 1 of 5

A person can have hepatitis A or hepatitis B without looking sick, feeling sick, or having any symptoms at all.

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People with hepatitis A or hepatitis B infection may not have symptoms of their illness. People with hepatitis B may be infected for many years and have no symptoms. They can spread hepatitis viruses to others without ever having symptoms or feeling or looking sick.

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People with hepatitis A or hepatitis B infection may not have symptoms of their illness. People with hepatitis B may be infected for many years and have no symptoms. They can spread hepatitis viruses to others without ever having symptoms or feeling or looking sick.

Question 2 of 5

People who become infected with hepatitis B can be infected for life.

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About 5% of adults develop chronic hepatitis B infection. They are infected for life. About 25% of adults with chronic hepatitis B die prematurely from cirrhosis (liver disease) or liver cancer.

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About 5% of adults develop chronic hepatitis B infection. They are infected for life. About 25% of adults with chronic hepatitis B die prematurely from cirrhosis (liver disease) or liver cancer.

Question 3 of 5

When traveling to some other countries, you may be at risk of contracting hepatitis A, even if you stay in luxury accommodations.

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Hepatitis A may be contracted in vacation spots with luxury tourist itineraries and accommodations. Hepatitis A can be spread by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with the virus.

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Hepatitis A may be contracted in vacation spots with luxury tourist itineraries and accommodations. Hepatitis A can be spread by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with the virus.

Question 4 of 5

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people with diabetes have higher rates of hepatitis B than those without diabetes.

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According to the CDC, people with diabetes have higher rates of hepatitis B than those without diabetes.

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According to the CDC, people with diabetes have higher rates of hepatitis B than those without diabetes.

Question 5 of 5

According to the CDC, the best way to help prevent hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B infection is by getting vaccinated.

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According to the CDC, the best way to help prevent hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B infection is by getting vaccinated. Any adult seeking protection from hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B can be vaccinated if their healthcare provider thinks it's appropriate. Keep in mind that some vaccines are offered in a series of shots. It's important to complete the series to get the best protection. Talk to your healthcare provider.

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According to the CDC, the best way to help prevent hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B infection is by getting vaccinated. Any adult seeking protection from hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B can be vaccinated if their healthcare provider thinks it's appropriate. Keep in mind that some vaccines are offered in a series of shots. It's important to complete the series to get the best protection. Talk to your healthcare provider.

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