How Hepatitis Spreads and How to Stay Safe
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and its function can be affected, including the ability to
process nutrients, filter the blood, and fight infections.
Hepatitis is commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes including
heavy alcohol use, toxins, some medications, autoimmune diseases and metabolic abnormalities.
There are five types of hepatitis viruses, hepatitis A, B, C, D AND E.
Hepatitis A : It is an HAV (hepatitis A virus) infection that is an acute, short-term disease. The
common route of its transmission is contaminated food and water. The incubation period of the
hepatitis A usually ranges between 15- 20 days.The viruses is detected in the stool of infected
person.The virus can also transmitted by uncooked food such as some that are like raw oysters
vegetables, fruits when eaten diectly without washing.
Hepatitis B : It is caused by the hepatitis B virus ( HBV infection) and is often a chronic condition.
The person must come in contact with HBV in body fluids like semen, vaginal secretions, syringes
and needles, blood through to have the infection. The incubation period of the hepatitis b is 90 days.
Hepatitis C :It is an infection caused by a Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and is typically present as a
long-term condition. Just like HBV, the Hepatitis C virus is found in body fluids.
Hepatitis D : It is caused by the hepatitis D virus (HDV) found in the blood. It solely occurs in
conjunction with Hepatitis B infection. Thus it is a rare form of viral infection as the person must
have an existing Hepatitis B infection to contract HDV.
Hepatitis E : It is a waterborne infection that occurs when the person gets exposed to the Hepatitis
E virus (HEV) after consumption of fecal-contaminated water. Mostly, it happens in areas with poor
sanitation. This is an acute infection but for pregnant women, it can be serious. The incubation
period of the hepatitis E ranges from 3- 8 weeks.
• Pale stool
• Dark urine
• Flu like symptoms
• Loss of appetite
• Unexplained weight loss
• Abdominal pain
Prevention from hepatitis
1. Sterilising drinking sources.
2. Maintain personal hygiene such as washing hands and wash the vegetables and fruits before
cooking to avoid infection.
3. Disposing the sewage water in correct ways.
4. All the infants must be vaccinated to from infection. The first dose of vaccine must be given
5. Avoiding sharing personal items like shaving razor and blade.
6. Avoid the sexual relationships.
7. After the surgery contaminated syringes and needles must be sterilised.
In homeopathic medication for hepatitis are effective for decrease in viral load and immunity and
helps in curing hepatitis. Homeopathic medicines does not have any side effects and improves
health condition of patient.
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