Hepatitis B Vaccine InformationHepatitis B is a viral infection that is spread through infected blood or bodily fluids. It’s most common when having unprotected sex and injecting drugs through needles.
Hepatitis B countries at riskHepatitis B can be caught all over the world, however high risk areas include Asia, Africa and South America.
Signs and SymptomsInfection of Hepatitis B can but similar, but more serious than Hepatitis A. Symptoms of Hepatitis B usually appear 1 – 4 months after infection. Sufferers can experience the following common symptoms:
- Jaundice which is when the skin and eyes turn yellow
- Fatigue, nausea and vomiting
- Fever, aches and pains.
- Diarrhoea and abdominal pain
- Dark coloured urine