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Hepatitis A

Hepatitis is a disease of the liver or liver that can be caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with the hepatitis A virus and having direct contact with people with hepatitis A. Although most people with hepatitis A can recover completely and build immunity against this virus, a small proportion of sufferers can died of fulminant hepatitis. You are at risk of being infected with the hepatitis A virus if you lack access to clean water and live in an unsanitary area. Hepatitis A can be avoided using a vaccine.

Prevention
If you experience the symptoms below, you should immediately consult a doctor. Avoid and stop eating foods that cause gas to relieve your stomach from nausea. People with hepatitis A usually feel nauseous more easily. Eаt ѕmаll, frequent mеаlѕ tо rеduсе nаuѕеа.

Symptoms
Hepatitis A consists of an incubation period of 14 to 28 days. During that time, people with hepatitis A will experience the following symptoms:
  1. Fever
  2. Loss of appetite
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Nausea
  5. Stomach discomfort
  6. The urine is brown
  7. Jaundis or jaundice
Adult sufferers will experience more symptoms than children who generally do not experience any symptoms. People with hepatitis A can get sick again after recovering, although it is likely that they will recover.

Cause
Hepatitis A is caused by viruses A, B, C, D, E, and G, as well as secondary viruses such as Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalovirus (CMV), and Herpes Virus (HSV). Hepatitis A occurs due to infection with the virus in the liver. Before infecting the liver, the virus will infect other parts of the body.

You can reduce your risk of being infected with the Hepatitis A virus by:
  1. Live in a clean place
  2. Provide clean water
  3. Do not use drugs
  4. Do not live with people with hepatitis A
  5. Not having sex with people with hepatitis A
  6. Do not go to areas that have an epidemic of hepatitis A, without immunization
  7. Hepatitis A immunization
  8. Keep your immune system
Diagnosis
Hepatitis A is difficult to separate from other acute viral hepatitis diseases. Hepatitis A is diagnosed using a test for HAV-specific Immunoglobulin G (IgM) antibodies in the blood. The next test uses an RT-PCR test which detects the hepatitis A virus RNA.

Handling
Hepatitis A can be cured for several weeks, as well as several months. There are no special treatment steps for hepatitis A because your body can eliminate the virus on its own. Therefore, most hepatitis A treatment aims to reduce symptoms. One of the most important parts of the healing process for hepatitis A is avoiding certain drugs, such as Acetaminophen and Paracetamol, as well as anti-nausea drugs. In general, doctors will prescribe medication to relieve itching, pain, and nausea, as well as the urge to vomit.

If you don't have acute liver failure, you don't need to be hospitalized.