Hepatitis B is a serious medical disease that is caused by the Hepatitis B virus and can cause various damages to the liver.
Transmission of Hepatitis B virus
It can be spread in different ways: through infected blood, vaginal secretion, semen, and other bodily fluids; open sores; and so on.
Symptoms of Hepatitis B
Once the virus gets into a person's body, the signs and symptoms will begin manifesting after some time. Here are the most common Hepatitis B signs and symptoms to watch out for:
- Abdominal pains
- Light-colored stool
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes and/or skin
- Darker urine
- Appetite loss
If you experience these symptoms, it is time to get tested for Hepatitis B. You can use a rapid Hepatitis B screen test kit to test for the disease by yourself, at home, whenever you want, and very privately.