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Hepatitis

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Hepatitis is a disease of the liver characterized by the presence of inflammatory cells in the tissue of the organ. Hepatitis may occur without symptoms, but can ...

WHO | What is hepatitis?

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A: Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. The condition can be self-limiting or can progress to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or liver cancer. Hepatitis viruses are ...

Hepatitis A, B, and C in Pictures: Symptoms, How It's Spread, and ...

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Hepatitis A, B, and C spread in very different ways, causing mild to serious effects on the liver. WebMD's pictures show hepatitis symptoms, how to avoid the ...

Hepatitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical News Today

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Dec 30, 2015 ... The word hepatitis comes from the Ancient Greek word hepar (root word hepat) meaning 'liver', and the Latin itis meaning inflammation.

What is Hepatitis? - World Hepatitis Day

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Transmission: Hepatitis A is spread mainly through eating food or drinking water that has been contaminated by the faeces of an infected person. It can also be ...

Hepatitis: Types, Symptoms, & Treatment - Healthline

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Oct 14, 2015 ... Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of ...

Viral Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E: Click for Symptoms & Causes

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Viral hepatitis refers to hepatitis caused by a few specific viruses that primarily attack the liver. Hepatitis symptoms include loss of appetite, ...

Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - What is ...

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Feb 29, 2016 ... What is hepatitis? ... How is the hepatitis B virus spread (transmitted)? ... Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus ...

Hepatitis A Questions and Answers for the Public | Division of Viral ...

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Aug 30, 2016 ...Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use, and bacterial and viral infections can all ...

What is Hepatitis C? | What Causes HCV? | American Liver ...

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Hepatitis C Virus or HCV for short is caused by a virus that infects the liver and is just one of the Hepatitis viruses that exist.

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Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Possible causes are infection, liver damage from alcohol, or medications.