Hepatitis Day Info here have the five types of hepatitis such as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E. A virus with the name HAV causes each one caused by a different hepatitis virus such as hepatitis A. HAV, found in drinking water and food infected with the virus. Other causes are oral contact on the tissues around the anus. Hepatitis A does go away and is not chronic without damage to any organs.
Is hepatitis B curable or treatable? Hepatitis B is the HBV virus spread by contact with another infected person’s bodily fluids. It is a sexually transmitted disease. Contracted by unprotected sex with an infected person, sharing used needles, getting a tattoo or body piercing with dirty needles are some of the causes. You can also catch this virus from a human bite. This can result in cancer or for some people with hepatitis B they may not get rid of the virus. Hepatitis C is the HCV virus. Spread the same as hepatitis B except the patients with HCV can have scarring to their liver (cirrhosis). Additionally, the chronic lifelong disease is the same as it is with hepatitis B.
Hepatitis D is the HDV virus; the only way you can get hepatitis D is if you have already had hepatitis B. Hepatitis D spread through contact with infected blood, dirty needles that have the HDV virus on the needles. Causing the chronic sides of hepatitis B and swelling of the liver. The last one is hepatitis E not found in the United States caused from infected water with the HEV virus. It causes the liver to swell, however this is not a long-term condition and no damage to the liver.
There are different activities that can help you to eliminate some of the symptoms of hepatitis such as exercise if you are able to with doctor’s approval. You need to slow down when you and your body feel exhausted you should lay down and get the rest you need. Avoid alcohol and drugs and control the itching. If your skin is itchy tell your doctor and ask them about any medication they recommend for you to use to help relieve the itching.