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Hepatitis

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The most common symptoms of hepatitis include: Dark urine (Hepatitis A, B, C) Stomach pain (Hepatitis A, B, C) Yellow skin or eye whites...
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There are numerous blood tests that can diagnose viral hepatitis.
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There are no treatments that will cure hepatitis A, other than to monitor carefully the liver's function. Hepatitis B, where chronic, can often be...
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Most people recover from acute hepatitis even though it may take several months for the liver to heal. To help improve your health and to help speed...
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For the hepatitis A vaccine: Two doses of the vaccine given as shots six months apart are recommended for complete protection. Children should...
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Delta hepatitis is caused by a virus that only infects people who already have hepatitis B. The delta hepatitis virus (also known as hepatitis D or...
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The term "hepatitis" simply means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis may be caused by a virus or a toxin such as alcohol. Other viruses that can...
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Hepatitis is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver. It can be either acute (lasting less than six months) or chronic (lasting more than six...
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Diagnosis of viral hepatitis is based on symptoms, physical findings, as well as blood tests for liver enzymes, viral antibodies, and viral genetic...
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The period of time between exposure to hepatitis and the onset of the illness is called the incubation period. The incubation period varies depending...
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Rarely, individuals with acute infections with hepatitis A and hepatitis B develop severe inflammation, and the liver fails (acute fulminant...
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Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Many illnesses and conditions can cause inflammation of the liver, for example, drugs, alcohol, chemicals...
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Hepatitis A Viral hepatitis A accounts for about 150,000 of the 500,000-600,000 new cases of viral hepatitis that occur each year in the United...
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Treatment of acute viral hepatitis and chronic viral hepatitis are different. Treatment of acute viral hepatitis involves relieving symptoms and...
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Patients infected with hepatitis B and hepatitis C can develop chronic hepatitis. Doctors define chronic hepatitis as hepatitis that lasts longer...
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