What is Hepatitis?

May 19 04:34 2016 by admin Print This Article

An inflammation of the liver.
Most common types:

Hepatitis B

A serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus that’s easily preventable by a vaccine.

Hepatitis C

An infection caused by a virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation.

Alcoholic hepatitis

Liver inflammation caused by drinking too much alcohol.

Autoimmune hepatitis

Inflammation in the liver that occurs when the immune system attacks the liver.

Hepatitis D

A serious liver disease caused by infection with the hepatitis D virus.

Hepatitis A

A highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus.

Hepatitis E

A liver disease caused by the hepatitis E virus.

Consult a doctor for medical advice. Get a Liver Function Test done today!

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