Hepatitis By: Micah green

Hepatitis is viral

In the first few weeks of having Hepatitis, there are no symptoms and the disease is in the acute phase. After a couple of weeks, the symptoms of types A, B, and C are yellow eyes and skin, fatigue, nausea, and poor appetite. When Hepatitis B and C become chronic, there is usually no signs until it is too late. Hepatitis affects the liver. The disease can be lethal.

Treatment for Hepatitis: Bed rest, resisting alcohol, and taking medicine to help symptoms

Types A & E- After a few weeks, most people get better on their own

Type B- is treated with drugs

Type C- is also treated with drugs and medicine

Types B, C, & D- can cause liver failure; patient may need liver transplant

Incidence of Hepatitis

Hepatitis is more prevalent in Africa than in the US.

"Statistics and Surveillance." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 19 May 2016. Web. 12 Mar. 2017.

"Where Are Hepatitis B and C Found in the World?" Where Are Hepatitis B and C Found in the World? | Hit Sheffield. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2017.


Created with images by Libertas Academica - "Figure 6 from In Silico Studies of Medicinal Compounds Against Hepatitis C Capsid Protein from North India published in Bioinformatics and Biology Insights" • jthetzel - "MAC granulomatous hepatitis" • jontintinjordan - "Hep C" • GLJIVARSKO DRUSTVO NIS , SERBIA - "TRAMETES VERSICOLOR (L.:Fr.) Floyd"

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