No. Hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease, but it is spread in other ways, too. This is a hardy virus that can exist on almost any surface for up to one month. You can get infected through contact with an infected persons blood or body fluids.
Is Hepatitis A STD?
Hepatitis A is a virus found in human faeces (poo). Its normally passed on when a person eats or drinks contaminated food and water. Its also a sexually transmitted infection (STI) passed on through unprotected sexual activities, particularly anal sex.
Is hepatitis B death sentence?
Hepatitis B is a deadly disease. Dont let it be a death sentence to you or your family. Get vaccinated and eliminate your chances of ever contracting the virus.
What happens if you get hepatitis B?
Chronic hepatitis B can develop into a serious disease resulting in long-term health problems, including liver damage, liver failure, liver cancer, and even death. There were 1,649 deaths related to hepatitis B virus reported to CDC in 2018, but this is an underestimate.