Yes. Even if you feel fine, hepatitis B can still be damaging your liver. If you wait until you feel sick, the virus may already have caused a lot of harm, which could be irreversible. The only way to know is to have regular liver checks.

If the hepatitis B virus starts causing damage to your liver, there is treatment you can take to reduce the effects of the virus.

Find out more about liver health checks

Find out more about the symptoms of hepatitis B


References

ASHM. (2019). What is hepatitis B. Retrieved from All Good.


Updated 29 November 2019