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Peptic ulcers

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Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver, transmitted through contaminated food or water or via an infected person.


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9 Signs your liver may be damaged

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Constipation: self-care

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Constipation: treatment options

There are several treatments available for the treatment of constipation. Your doctor will be able to advise you on the

Hepatitis C antibodies and antibody testing

What are antibodies? Antibodies are our main form of defence in the bloodstream. They are a form of protein that

Hepatitis C and sexual transmission

Introduction Hepatitis C (also called hep C) is not classified as an STI (sexually transmissible infection) although people, unable to

Hepatitis C: an Australian snapshot

How many people in Australia have hep C? At the end of 2016, there were an estimated 227,300 people in

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