How is hepatitis A commonly spread?
Hepatitis A cannot be cured at this time. There is not even a specific treatment for it. Treatment consists of rest and avoiding anything toxic to the liver such as alcohol and Tylenol. Hepatitis A can be prevented through vaccinations. Hepatitis A is commonly transmitted through food, sexually, and through the sharing of needles. You should consider getting a vaccine if you live with someone who has Hepatitis A as it can be spread through…
Yes hepatitis can be spread. 1. it can be spread through blood. 2. It can be spread by mouth, through saliva or through breast feeding 3.It can be spread through sexual activity, through semen or vaginal secretions. One very common way is via needle sharing in IV drug use. sexual contact the sharing of needles blood contact during an injury
Infectious hepatitis is most often caused by a virus. There are four commonly known hepatitis viruses, hepatitis A, B, C and D. Other hepatitis can be caused by bacteria, although less often. Still other forms of hepatitis are not caused by infectious agents at all, but by injury from toxins (such as alcohol, work chemicals, pollution, etc.) or other injury to the liver.