Saturday, August 21, 2010

Hepatitis A

As you all know that Hepatitis A is a liver disease, it is very painful disease in which results in red swelling, when the tissues of body become infected or injured, it can cause organs not to work properly as before, this HAV virus can be passed easily to other human body, and the countries where their is poor hygiene standard have more chances of getting infected with this virus.

Signs And Symptoms of Hepatitis A :

Small children under age of 10 have often no symptoms at all but adults have symptoms like, fever, fatigue, diarhhea, tiredness, stomach pain, dark yellow urine, weight loss etc

Diagnosis Of Hepatitis A :

The only way up till now is through Blood Test, they can only show that which type of hepatitis someone have.

Prevention Of Hepatitis A :

The best prevention is through taking Hepatitis A Vaccine, other things that one should follow is to take good hygiene and sanitation, before traveling to other countries one should check that whether that country has got more Hepatitis Virus or not, for countries like Mexico one should first take shots ( vaccines ) of Hepatitis A and then move.

Treatments For Hepatitis A :

Their is no formal treatment for Hepatitis A patients, but doctors advices them to take full rest and avoid drinking cold drinks and alcohol, avoid using fatty foods.

1 comment:

  1. Hepatitis A is a liver disease. Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is the painful, red swelling that results when tissues of the body become injured or infected. Inflammation can cause organs to not work properly.

    * tiredness
    * upset stomach
    * fever
    * loss of appetite
    * stomach pain
    * diarrhea
    * dark yellow urine
    * light-colored stools
    * yellowish eyes and skin, called jaundice



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