Treatment of hepatitis D

Access information on how hepatitis D is diagnosed and how it is treated.

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How is hepatitis D diagnosed?

Hepatitis D is diagnosed based on symptoms and laboratory tests.

How is hepatitis D treated?

With blood tests, your health care provider will monitor you closely for a chronic infection and liver health.

Depending on the results, your health care provider may recommend treatment. But not all people with chronic infection need to be treated. Talk to your health care provider to see if treatment is right for you.

Management and care of severe hepatitis D infection focuses on:

  • relief of symptoms
  • preventing complications
  • preventing further transmission

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