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Best Doctor Hepatologist For Hepatitis B in MUMBAI
Hepatitis B

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HEPATOLOGY


ABOUT THE DISEASE

Hepatitis B is a serious form of hepatitis caused by a virus HBV and leads to irritation and swelling of the liver. It affects people of all ages. The hepatitis B virus attacks the liver. The virus can lead to serious illness, liver damage and, in some cases, death.

SYMPTOMS

Depend on the phase of the disease and include:

  • • Appetite loss.
  • • Tiredness.
  • • Nausea.
  • • Vomiting.
  • • Abdominal pain.
  • • Dark yellow urine.
  • • Jaundice (yellow skin and eyes)
  • • About 5% of people who get HBV infection become "chronic carriers." They often have no symptoms, but the virus stays in their body.
  • • About 25% of chronic HBV carriers get a disease called "chronic active hepatitis." These people may develop liver cirrhosis, liver failure, or liver cancer.

CAUSES

Hepatitis B is spread through the blood and body fluids (semen, saliva, vaginal fluid) of an infected person. It can also be passed from an infected mother to a child.

Hepatitis B

DIAGNOSIS

- Hepatitis viral panel (HBsAg, HBcAg, HBeAg, Anti HBs, Anti HBc, HBV DNA viral load)
- Liver Function Test
- Prothrombin Time
- Albumin Test

TREATMENT METHODS

Acute hepatitis needs no treatment other than careful monitoring of liver and other body functions with blood tests. The patient should take plenty of bed rest, drink plenty of fluids, and eat healthy foods.

Some patients with chronic hepatitis may be treated with antiviral medications if the liver function is quickly becoming worse or if there are signs of long term liver damage.

If the damage to the liver is already done, the only option is to go for a liver transplant.

Hepatitis B vaccine is highly effective in preventing a hepatitis B infection.


You may also like to learn about:

Hepatitis A
Cirrhosis
Vomiting
Hepatitis C
Jaundice
Anorexia


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Need opinion on my HBsAg report
In my report of Australia Antigen(HBsAg)(Serum)result is Serology Reactive(> 25...
Male 22 , Bhopal
25 1 Day Ago
hi my husband is suffering frm Hepatitis B since the last 4 yrs, with no improvement, please advise
hi my husband is suffering frm hepititis b since 4 yrs ... but no changes seen ...
Male 24 , Bangalore
34 1 Day Ago
Infected with Hepatitis B - What treatment is available at Visakhapatnam?
Sir, test report : march-2013 SGPT-LFT: 92 IU/L & SGOT : 50 IU/L In Ultra S...
Male 41 , Koraput
38 1 Day Ago
could you suggest me some specialized doctors name for hepatitis B treatment?
I am hepatitis B carrier. I got to know about this 6 years back. I am from Bang...
Female 26 ,
53 2 Day Ago
Suggest dr in Lucknow to treat HBsag positive patient.
i m a hbsag positive patient, i need a doctor who can do tretment for this ....
Male 24 , Lucknow
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