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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Can Hepatitis B be cured?

    About 80 percent of persons living with hepatitis B do not experience symptoms in the course of having this infection. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 257 million people are living with hepatitis B virus infection. However, some persons develop the symptoms which are prominent and last even for several weeks. The cure for hepatitis B is a topic with many divergent of which this article is tailored to put away whatever uncertainties which one might have... →Continue reading
  9. Do Hepatitis B Vaccines Have Side Effects?

    Hepatitis B, which is a serious or severe liver infection, is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The symptoms of Hepatitis B include but not limited to the following: Loss of appetite; Tiredness; Jaundice; Diarrhea; Pain; Vomiting; Liver damage; Liver cancer; And ultimately, death. It is important to know that the best way to prevent hepatitis B is simply by getting vaccinated. Hepatitis B vaccine is a series of 3 or 4 shots. Other ways one can employ... →Continue reading
  10. Causes and Treatment of Liver Hepatitis

    Liver hepatitis is fast becoming a growing health concern for the World Health Organization (WHO) given that it affects one of the vital organs of the body which is the liver. The Liver is an organ found in the belly region of the body, beside the diaphragm which separates the chest from the abdomen. This organ is only found in vertebrates (e.g. humans) and it helps to perform the major function of detoxification of toxic materials among many other... →Continue reading

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