Hepatitis B - A killer killer

Hepatiit B - tapHepatitis B is a viral disease that attacks the liver and can cause acute and chronic diseases. Hepatitis B is caused by infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV). The liver may be the cause of infection, impaired immune system or exposure to alcohol, certain medications, toxins, poisons or ignite. Hepatitis B is a blood-transmitted viruses can be transmitted sexually. In adding together, open skin damage, such as due to impetigo, scabies, or scratched insect bites, play a role in HBV transmission if direct exposure to HBV occurs wound exudate.

Signs and symptoms of hepatitis B can be fever, malaise, anorexia, nausea and abdominal pain, followed within days by jaundice. HBV can also be due to chronic inflammation of the liver, which can later evolve into liver cirrhosis or liver cancer. Worldwide, an estimated two billion people with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. In the United States, hepatitis B is mainly a disease of young people aged 20-50 years. The risk of HBV infection for international travelers is generally low, except for certain travelers in countries where the prevalence of unceasing HBV disease is high or middle.

Treatment of hepatitis B

There is no specific treatment for acute hepatitis B. Chronic hepatitis B with drugs, including interferon and the antiviral drug that may help some patients are treated. Other treatment options for chronic hepatitis B include nucleoside analogues. You can also defend yourself and others from hepatitis B if you are. Use a condom when you have sex. Wear gloves when touching blood someone. Do not use an impure person's toothbrush, razor, or anything else you would like to have your blood

Hepatitis B in pregnancy

All pregnant women should be secluded from hepatitis B. Testing should be tested especially important for women to fall in high-risk groups, such as health personnel, women from ethnic communities where hepatitis B is common for a spouse or partner living with an impure person, etc. If you are pregnant, tested positive for Hepatitis B and the test, the disease can be transmitted to their infants during childbirth. Hepatitis B virus can be transmitted from mother to unborn child. The descendant of infection in children may phenomenal. If correct procedures are not followed, your child has a 95% chance of increasing chronic hepatitis B.

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