Hepatitis is simply referred to as the inflammation of the liver. When the liver is damaged, its function is drastically reduced. While Hepatitis may be as a result of heavy use of alcohol or toxins, it is usually caused by a virus. The most common Hepatitis viruses are Hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus and Hepatitis C virus causing Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C respectively.
- Hepatitis A is usually transmitted when one person ingests food or drinks contaminated by fecal matter from an infected person. Hepatitis A often last from few weeks to several months.
- Hepatitis B is transmitted when an infected person’s body fluid such as blood, semen enters the body of an uninfected person. Hepatitis B can lead to serious medical problems like liver cirrhosis or Cancer of the liver.
- Hepatitis C is caused by sharing needles or other personal care items like razors and nail clippers with an infected person.
Symptoms of all types of Hepatitis :
- Appetite loss
- Nausea, vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Joint pain, and jaundice.
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