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July 28th is the world Hepatitis awareness this is a small awareness act.

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World Hepatitis day July 28th.

Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver. The condition is self limiting but sometimes process to scarring called cirrhosis of the liver.  It can also progress to liver cancer.

The most common cause of hepatitis in the world is virus. Through infection, toxicities like alcohol, drugs and some autoimmune diseases can also cause this condition.

Hepatitis could be type A,B, C,D and E. These 5 types are of greatest concern, because they are potential epidemic.

Hepatitis A and E are typically caused by ingestion of contaminated food or water, while B, C and D usually occur as a result of parenteral contact with infected body fluids. This could happen due to contaminated medical equipments, mother to child at birth, sexual contact or contaminated equipment.

Symptoms of acute infection occurs as jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), dark urine, extreme fatigue nausea, vomiting and…

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