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How does hepatitis spread?

How does hepatitis spread?

How does hepatitis spread?  Usually, the hepatitis we talk about in our lives mostly refers to viral hepatitis caused by hepatitis viruses such as A, B, and C.

How does hepatitis spread
Liver Infection with hepatitis viruses and medicine therapy


Hepatitis is a general term for liver inflammation. Usually refers to a variety of pathogenic factors-such as viruses, bacteria, parasites, chemical poisons, drugs, alcohol, autoimmune factors, etc. that cause liver cells to be destroyed, the function of the liver is damaged, and a series of physical symptoms are caused, and Abnormal liver function indicators.

Due to the different causes of hepatitis, although there are similar clinical manifestations, there are often obvious differences in etiology, serology, injury mechanism, clinical course and prognosis, extrahepatic damage, diagnosis and treatment.

It should be noted that the hepatitis we usually refer to in our lives mostly refers to viral hepatitis caused by hepatitis viruses such as A, B, and C.

Some clinical manifestations of hepatitis =

1. Symptoms

The clinical manifestations of hepatitis of different etiologies are different. Common symptoms include: loss of appetite, bloating, aversion to greasy food,

Nausea, vomiting, and tiredness easily.

2. Signs

Some patients have yellowish sclera or skin, fever, dull pain in the liver area, hepatomegaly, and tenderness. Some patients develop spider veins and liver palms. Severe hepatitis may have ascites, oliguria, bleeding tendency, disturbance of consciousness, and coma.

The spread of hepatitis has two main ways of transmission.

  • One is the fecal-oral route,
  • One type is blood and close contact routes.

There are many types of these hepatitis in this natural world. If these hepatitis is caused by infection, they can be summarized as these two categories. The first type is transmitted through the fecal or oral route, such as hepatitis A and hepatitis E. These are all transmitted through the fecal mouth. The way, that is, the virus passes through the human body and is excreted through feces, and the excreted virus contaminates water, food, etc., and then eats it through other people. This is called the fecal-oral route.

There is also a way of blood and close contact, which is through blood, various blood channels, close contact with life or sexual life, or mother-to-child transmission. This is more representative. It is hepatitis B and hepatitis C, which are transmitted through blood and close contact.


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