hepatitis c symptoms and signs
The incidence of hepatitis virus (a) one of the most important causes of acute hepatitis, and in more than 80% of cases in the form of cold injury severe flu (fever, chills), and did not know he was infected with hepatitis.
How to transmission in viral hepatitis a:.
Hepatitis c infection through contact with feces of infectious viruses, loaded and the request for inter alia:
-Direct touch of contaminated waste (feces), for example, when you change nappy Gets a child infected with the virus without attention to washing hands thoroughly after this
-Eat contaminated fruits and vegetables, or eating food prepared by someone who touched contaminated waste and did not wash hands well
-Drinking water contaminated with the virus that causes
-Forbidden sex (homosexuality) with an infected person
We mean incubation period, the time between the entry of the virus into the body and the start of symptoms, and in the case of viral hepatitis “a” between 15-50 days to 28 days
Period of communicability:.
Means the period of time where infected vector for infection, ranging from two weeks before the start of the symptoms, most notably the jaundice and continue for one week after appearing
Can pass hepatitis virus (a) without any symptoms, the infected can complain of symptoms of different intensity depending on the severity of the disease, and are as follows:
-A sense of fatigue and fatigue
-Diarrhea or vomiting
-Jaundice includes: yellowing of urine, discolored stool (fecal color becomes lighter), and yellowing of the skin and conjunctiva of the eye.
-Impaired liver function appears in the form of a rise in the level of liver enzymes in the blood
Celebrate the symptoms exactly four weeks after the beginning of the gaemh immunity against the virus, the disease progresses to chronic inflammation or cirrhosis
The doctor depends on diagnosing hepatitis a patients history and clinical examination, and laboratory analysis of blood for antibodies to HIV (a)
Persons at risk for infection with viral hepatitis “a”:.
Everyone is exposed to hepatitis a, but there are groups of people more vulnerable to infection and these are:
-The sociable to infected with viral hepatitis (a)
-Children in crèches and day-care centres
-Holy men sex practitioners (homosexuality)
-Travellers to endemic areas
He does not need b viral hepatitis (a) usually for medical intervention, and is cured automatically over a period of a few weeks, here are some tips to help speed healing:
-Comfort for days or weeks until the disappearance of symptoms
– Reducing the intake of foods rich in fats and proteins, and eat more sugars
-Avoid alcohol completely
-Physician can prescribe some medications to overcome some symptoms, such as fever and colic
Prevention of hepatitis a:.
Prevention is always better than cure, and this applies to all infectious diseases, including hepatitis a, and prevention recommend the following:
-Wearing gloves when you change to a child or handicapped entails contact are expected
-Drinking sterile water (bottled) travel, and refrain from eating fruits and vegetables prior to ensure safety from bacteria (Sterilise or boil or crusting)
-Leave the utensils to dry by exposing them to air and not use towels for drying
-Refrain from homosexuality
-Vaccination against hepatitis a, and you can ask your physician about the possibility of taking the vaccine and dosage