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World Hepatitis Day July 28, 2015 – Hepatitis – Quick Read

What is hepatitis?

Hepatitis is inflation and infection in liver

Different types of hepatitis?

There are 5 types of Hepatitis, that includes Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E

How hepatitis infects humans?

                                                              Hepatitis

A B C D E
Contaminated with feces food and water Open wounds, blood, saliva, semen , syringe reuse Bodily contact, unprotected sexual exposure, syringe reuse Open wound, infected blood contact Water borne, contamination of food with feces, infected water intake
World Hepatitis Day 2015
World Hepatitis Day 2015

General symptoms of hepatitis?

 Weakness

Feeling feverish

Dark coloured urine

Pale colour of stool

Pain or cramp in stomach area

Sudden weight loss

Yellowish skin and eyes

Tests to determine hepatitis?

Liver function test

Blood Tests

Viral antibody test

Ultrasound

Liver biopsy

Prevention of hepatitis?

Consume safe drinking water

Avoid street side food

Avoid ice in drinks (use only ice made at home)

Avoid unwashed (wash very well) fruits and vegetables

Avoid directly consuming raw fruits and vegetables

Use and insist on disposable syringes

Do not use rajors, tooth brush, comb or items on unknown people

Do not touch blood in vomiting, spit

Follow adequate hand hygiene measures

Vaccines are available

How serious is hepatitis?

Hepatitis can be life threatening and needs medical attention. If one experience any one or few of the symptoms need to visit specialist doctors and get tested as prescribed.

It is best to avoid self-medication and only take prescription medicines.

Follow diet as per medical advice.

Hepatitis Awareness Post on World Hepatitis Day July 28, 2015

Where to contact in case of hepatitis or you suspect hepatitis by similar symptoms 

Desun Hospital, Kolkata | www.desunhospital.com | 86977 21124 , 83340 31345

Hepatitis Clinic : http://www.desunhospital.com/hepatitis-clinic.php

Medical Test Packages

Regular Liver Gastro Checkhttp://www.desunhospital.com/desun-regular-liver-gastro-check.php

Advanced Liver gastro Checkhttp://www.desunhospital.com/desun-advanced-liver-gastro-check.php

24 Hours Emergency Admission at Desun Hospital, Kolkata also specialist doctors, ambulance assistance in kolkata and districts of West Bengal, 94 bed ICU, 300 bed hospital.

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