Viral Hepatitis - Topic Overview
Viral hepatitis is liver inflammation caused by infection with a virus. The following viruses cause most cases of viral hepatitis: Hepatitis A virus (HAV) Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Hepatitis D virus (HDV) Hepatitis E virus (HEV) A virus that causes hepatitis can be spread from one person to another. Hepatitis B,C,and D viruses are spread when an uninfected person comes ...
Hepatitis A Guide - Topic Overview
Fulminant Hepatitis - Topic Overview
People who have fulminant hepatitis typically develop the symptoms seen in viral hepatitis and then rapidly (within hours,days,or occasionally weeks) develop severe,often life-threatening liver failure. Symptoms of severe liver failure include confusion,extreme irritability,altered consciousness (usually leading to unconsciousness or coma),blood-clotting defects,and buildup of fluid in ...
Protect Yourself From Hepatitis A When Traveling - Topic Overview
Immunization against the hepatitis A virus (HAV) is recommended for anyone traveling to any country or area except : 1 Australia. Canada. Japan. New Zealand. The United States. Western Europe and the Scandinavian countries (Norway,Sweden,and Finland). Talk to your doctor before visiting any other areas. If you plan to travel to a part of the world where sanitation is poor or where ...
Hepatitis A Symptoms
WebMD describes the symptoms of hepatitis A, a viral infection of the liver that you can make you feel like you have the flu.
Hepatitis B Guide - Hepatitis B Resources
Hepatitis B Resources
Hepatitis C Guide - Hepatitis C Resources
Hepatitis C Resources
Hepatitis A Guide - Hepatitis A Resources
Hepatitis A Resources
Hepatitis Patient Education Center
Resources about hepatitis including information for newly diagnosed patients, message boards, clinical trials, and more.