Liver disease is not contagious through casual interaction with an affected person. However, hepatitis, one cause of liver disease, can be transferred by blood, fecal contamination, and sexual contact. Liver disease can also be caused by infections related to contagious illnesses, such as chicken pox, although this is rare.
- Q Are women more vulnerable to liver disease than men?
- Q How can I protect my liver?
- Q What is liver disease?
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with liver disease?
- Q Can herbal remedies cause liver disease?
- Q What are the main diseases and destructors of the liver?