Viral Hepatitis and Drug Use: What’s the Connection?
Article from NIDA for Teens
"Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver most commonly caused by the hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) viruses. Over time, if it isn’t medically treated, hepatitis can lead to cirrhosis—a serious, lifelong liver condition—and cancer."
This article discusses how drug and alcohol use can increase your risk of contracting hepatitis.