Hepatitis B is a viral infection that affects the liver. This virus can manifest itself initially as an acute infection, but if left unnoticed and untreated, acute hepatitis B can become a chronic infection. A chronic Hepatitis B infection can cause serious liver damage and require medical attention. … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know If You Are Diagnosed with Hepatitis B
An early diagnosis of hepatitis B, or hep B, can reduce the risk of serious liver problems that may occur when left untreated. FibroScan offers an effective, non-invasive assessment option. Traditionally, the easiest way to diagnose hep B is with a needle biopsy, which involves inserting a needle between two of the right lower ribs and taking a sample of the liver tissue. This process is invasive, slightly painful, and sometimes comes with … [Read more...] about This is the Latest Technology for Diagnosing Hepatitis B – And We Have It Here in Arkansas!