Hepatitis B (cont.)
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When To Call a Doctor
If you see a person with hepatitis B become unconscious, call
Call a doctor right away if you have been diagnosed with hepatitis B and you have severe dehydration or these signs of liver failure:
Call to make an appointment if:
Watchful waiting is a period of time during which you and your doctor observe your symptoms or condition without using medical treatment. Because of the need to prevent the spread of hepatitis B, watchful waiting isn't advised if you have symptoms of the virus or if you think you have come in contact with the virus.
Who to see
Hepatitis B usually can be diagnosed by:
These specialists may work with your doctor to plan treatment:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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