A blood test is used to diagnose Hepatitis B. If you would like to be tested, you can either visit the King’s Sexual Health Clinic at Beckenham Beacon, or you are eligible for an online test which includes Hepatitis B if you are a man who has sex with men.
If you have chronic or acute hepatitis B you will be referred you to your GP for further assessment.
There is treatment available for chronic/long-term hepatitis, which a liver specialist can prescribe. There is a good vaccination available to prevent people catching hepatitis B and this is recommended and provided for people at risk of catching it through having sex.