Can a baby be born with hepatitis c?
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The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is spread through contact with infectedblood and, most likely, needle stick injuries. You can contract Hep. C from bodily fluids to body fluids (se…x), orsharing needles (drug users this means YOU). A lot of things cancause it.
It's a very dangerous liver disease that is caused by a virus. There is no vaccine and there is no easy or 100% effective cure for it. Most people who suffer from it got it fr…om contact with an infected person's body fluids. This usually occurs either through sexual contact or sharing needles used to inject recreational drugs like heroin, or accidental infection in a medical setting (needle stick). . It is wrong to suggest that there is no cure for Hepc! With advances in medicine there is at least a 50% chance of ridding the liver of this virus. There are some geno types that are harder to cure such as geno type 1. However, geno type 1 has a new treament that is very promising by 2009. can you get hepatitis from a other person that arould you ?
Vaccinations are intended to prevent diseases - they are much less useful if given after exposure to the disease. It makes sense to vaccinate children before they have much ch…ance of exposure. Remember that Hepatitis B & C are not just transmitted sexually, but can also be transmitted by blood contact such as stepping on a used needle. If we have as many people as possible who are immune to Hepatitis B, then there will be less of it in the population and therefore less chance of it being caught by the people who are not immune (such as people who do not react to the vaccine).
Hepatitis B is a disease caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV) which infects the liver of hominoidae, including humans, and causes an inflammation called hepatitis. Originally kn…own as "serum hepatitis", the disease has caused epidemics in parts of Asia and Africa, and it is endemic in China. About a third of the world's population, more than 2 billion people, have been infected with the hepatitis B virus. This includes 350 million chronic carriers of the virus. Transmission of hepatitis B virus results from exposure to infectious blood or body fluids containing blood. The acute illness causes liver inflammation, vomiting, jaundice and-rarely-death. Chronic hepatitis B may eventually cause liver cirrhosis and liver cancer-a fatal disease with very poor response to current chemotherapy. The infection is preventable by vaccination. Hepatitis B virus is an hepadnavirus- hepa from hepatotrophic and dna because it is a DNA virus-and it has a circular genome composed of partially double-stranded DNA. The viruses replicate through anRNA intermediate form by reverse transcription, and in this respect they are similar to retroviruses. Although replication takes place in the liver, the virus spreads to the blood where virus-specific proteins and their corresponding antibodies are found in infected people. Blood tests for these proteins and antibodies are used to diagnose the infection. Hepatitis C is an infectious disease affecting the liver, caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The infection is often asymptomatic, but once established, chronic infection can progress to scarring of the liver (fibrosis), and advanced scarring (cirrhosis) which is generally apparent after many years. In some cases, those with cirrhosis will go on to develop liver failure or other complications of cirrhosis, including liver cancer. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is spread by blood-to-blood contact. Most people have few, if any symptoms after the initial infection, yet the virus persists in the liver in about 85% of those infected. Persistent infection can be treated with medication, peginterferon and ribavirin being the standard-of-care therapy. 51% are cured overall. Those who develop cirrhosis or liver cancer may require a liver transplant, and the virus universally recurs after transplantation. An estimated 270-300 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a strictly human disease. It cannot be contracted from or given to any other animal. Chimpanzees can be infected with the virus in the laboratory, but do not develop the disease, which has made research more difficult. No vaccine against hepatitis C is available. The existence of hepatitis C (originally "non-A non-B hepatitis") was postulated in the 1970s and proved conclusively in 1989. It is one of five known hepatitis viruses: A, B, C, D, and E.
Yes if you share blood or bodily fluids with the infected person. You can also get it without another person. For instance if you are an intervenes drug user and re-use old ne…edles you can get it from your own blood left in the needle that has brown bacteria. mostly given and passed thru blood to blood ,,body fluids is veryyy low,,has to be blood to blood,,,
womb is relation to baby developmental plaice but hepatitis Acaused by oral cavity not vaginal cavity ,if mother have hepatitisA then baby can be infected
by placenta during delivery ( birth)time ,using of infectedinstruments ,
no alcoholic hepatitis not same as hepatitis c
After direct blood contact ( injections- often drugs users, operations, tattoos, ...)
Hepatitis is a very general term; viral hepatitis may be A, B, C,D, E, possible G, H. Each type has a different virus. But also exist toxic hepatitis an others types.
NO, Hep C is not actually a liver disease and is unrelated to any other Hep Virus. It is an inflammatory Virus and can cause damage anywhere in your body including your centr…al nervous system affecting your whole body. Try Coconut Oil or Human Breatmilk for Lauric Acid to weaken cell membranes of Hep C with Australian Tea Tree Essential Oil found at Walmart applied to skin and areas of pain to kill weakened virus and stop inflammation. This is absorbed through skin and enters blood. Add 2-5ML Ginkobilobo Liquid Extract to open blood vessels up to multilpy effects of the Terpinol 4-OL in tee tree, Strawberries for Immune System Boost, Cranberries for diuretic cleansing, High Fiber Diet for colonic cleansing, and DRINK LOTS of WATER ! If damage has occurred there are also ways to turn the damage around. My Hep C load increased and was progressing after beginning combo therapy. This eliminated my viral load within 90 days. Took a month of trail and error to get combo right but I cleared Virus. After 90 days I did try to quit this but symptoms began to come back. I have not retested viral load but I feel better than I ever did. Suspect I'll need to continue this for 1 year and may need Ribovirn as a viral marker due to the Adaptive and Mutative nature of Hep C if negative viral load is not sustained. Doctor wanted to start new Medication bot after 50K in meds that did not work and this is working I'll keep doing what I am doing... Good Luck!
Hepatitis A is usually contracted by contaminated food. Although very contagious it is treatable and curable. Hepatitis C is typically contracted by drug users and sexually. I…t damages the liver tissue and commonly leads to Cirrhosis and Liver Cancer, but can be managed with treatment.
Yes, all three are bloodborne pathogens. See link below for more details.
Yes, it is spread by "blood-to-blood" and other bodily fluid contact.
Don't share needles, or engage in any risky behavior that involves the possibility of blood transfer. Hep C is a blood born pathogen, and despite the many propaganda, fear-bas…ed campaigns out there to prevent unprotected sex among today's youth, transmission of the virus from intercourse is virtually impossible. Even if an infected female is bleeding or spotting, unless there are actively bleeding open wounds, you're pretty safe. Sharing needles on the other hand, can get you infected. It's almost a certainly if you share a needle with someone who is infected, even just one time.