Hepatitis B

  1. Two Liver Diseases: Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

    Two common liver diseases are Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.  Both usually begin without symptoms, which eventually escalate to vomiting, dark urine, abdominal pain, yellow skin, and feeling tired. Symptoms are inflammation and edema of the liver, which interferes with its function.  This is one of the most common chronic liver diseases. Hepatitis B Hepatitis B can cure itself if the infection is acute (self-limiting).  Sometimes it will even disappear spontaneously after several weeks.  However, the virus will stay in... →Continue reading
  2. Hepatitis B and children

    It was in 1966 when Hepatitis B virus was first discovered. During those years, it was said that at least 350 million people have Hepatitis B infection. This virus damages the liver and it can cause liver diseases. Hepatitis B can be prevented by having Hepatitis B vaccination. Hepatitis B and children Children with Hepatitis B are mostly infected when the birth or their mothers have Hepatitis B infection. This is because there is Hepatitis B vaccine hence children are... →Continue reading
  3. Testing Hepatitis B in Kids

    To keep our body clean and fresh all the time, we have our liver to clean it. Our liver is one of the organs responsible for cleaning our body from waste and toxins. Our liver is responsible as well in digesting our foods and keeping it where it is so we can use it for our daily energy needs. If our liver gets infected with a virus that causes Hepatitis B, then that is where the problem begins. Hepatitis means... →Continue reading
  4. Hepatitis B Treatment for Kids

    If your kid seems to be showing symptoms that he has Hepatitis B infection, don’t hesitate to have him tested. Despite the fact that Hepatitis B is not like other chronic diseases that can cause disabilities and physical deformities, children with Hepatitis B can still suffer from their condition. For one, since this condition is communicable, some children might stereotype him for it and avoid him because to avoid being infected. Hepatitis B and your kid’s growth Your kid’s physical... →Continue reading
  5. What Are The Warning Signs Of Hepatitis B?

    Hepatitis is among the most typical illnesses people have nowadays. It is the term for a number of medical maladies that lead to the liver to inflame. The swelling is a result of inflammatory cells that came from an infection, accidental injuries, or prescription medications and harmful toxins and bacteria. It is very important to get yourself tested by using a hepatitis test kit or by going to your doctor. Hepatitis epidemics have occurred in different parts of the world, and the casualties have been disturbing. What are the reasons behind hepatitis? Hepatitis can be contracted thru a variety of ways. It can be attributable to certain kinds of bacteria, viruses, parasites, protozoa, algae, or fungi. It can also be the reaction... →Continue reading
  6. The Different Medicines For Treating Hepatitis B

    Knowing The Two Types Of Hepatitis B There are usually two types of Hepatitis B infections: an acute hepatitis B infection and a chronic hepatitis B infection. Actuate hepatitis B is usually not life-threatening and doesn't require medicines for treating the disease. Unfortunately, hepatitis B may sometimes damage the liver too much to the point where a liver transplant may be in order. In these cases, lamivudine would be the most effective medicine for this specific type of situation... →Continue reading
  7. Chronic Hepatitis B and Treatments

    With continuous studies and research, pharmaceutical companies are now releasing more and more drugs that can treat Hepatitis B infection. Today, there are now 7 drugs that can be prescribed to adults while children with Hepatitis B have two drug options. These Hepatitis B drugs are all FDA approved. 7 drugs that can be prescribed to Hepatitis B patients Intron A Intron A was also known as Interferon Alpha is a Hepatitis B treatment in the form of injectable... →Continue reading
  8. Protecting Yourself against Hepatitis B

    Luckily for children of today, there is now a way to protect them from Hepatitis B their entire life.  With the development of Hepatitis B vaccine, you can now make sure that none of your loved ones will get infected with Hepatitis B. All they need are three shots! The First Hepatitis B Vaccine From 1980 to 1990, people are getting vaccinated against Hepatitis B infection using a plasma-derived injection. It means that the vaccine is made from blood products... →Continue reading
  9. Hepatitis B: What Is It, And How I Get It?

    Hepatitis B is a viral infection. There are three types of hepatitis, but only the B strains are considered STDs. These viruses have a different effect. Hepatitis B attacks the liver and liver functions, causing it to harden and not be able to filter the blood like it should. Like many of the other STDs, nearly half of the people with this infection show no symptoms. Hepatitis B is a more stable version of the virus, being able to... →Continue reading
  10. Hepatitis B - Cause and Consequences

    Hepatitis B is a disease caused by a virus, called the hepatitis B virus. Many variants of the hepatitis B virus exist, which appear to be dependent on geographical location. This particular virus is quite resilient, being capable of surviving outside the human body for at least a week yet retaining its ability to infect people. Hepatitis B continues to be a serious health problem. The World Health Organisation estimates that 257 million people are infected with hepatitis B, with... →Continue reading

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