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How many forms of Hepatitis are there?

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There are several. The most common ones are A, B, and C. But there are variations that are more rare and go all the way the letter G. That would make seven total known types.

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What does the word hapetitis means?

do u mean hepatitis?this is irritation of the liver that can cause permanent damage sometimes. hepatitis may be caused by viruses or by medicines or alcohol. Hepatitis comes in various forms eg hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D and hepatitis E...hope that helped Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver.

Is hepatitis a viral or bacteria disease?

Hepatitis is actually quite a general term which means inflammation of the liver and so has many causes for example drug-induced, alcoholic, autoimmune or infectious. On the whole when most people refer to hepatitis they refer to infectious hepatitis often caused by the hepatitis viruses types B & C which have the potential to cause long term (chronic) hepatitis. There are other forms of the hepatitis virus family including types A, D & E and there are other forms of virus which can cause hepatitis. There are non-viral infectious causes of hepatitis including toxoplasma and Q fever (which is a bacteria) but these are rare.

Should the word hepatitis be capitalized in a sentence?

It is capitalized at the beginning of the sentence or when it forms part of the proper noun. Example: Hepatitis A

Is hepatitis an STD?

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver and it can have many causes. Hepatitis B and hepatitis C are two viruses that are sexually transmitted and can cause hepatitis.

What type of hepatitis does alcohol cause?

'Alcoholic hepatitis' is inflammation of the liver that is caused by damage to the liver from alcohol consumption (rather than like other forms of hepatitis that are caused by infectious pathogens). See the related link below for additional details about alcoholic hepatitis.

If you had hepatitis A 30 years ago can you transmit it sexually?

Hepatitis A is not a sexually transmitted disease. Most other forms of Hepatitis ARE sexually transmitted, but Hepatitis A is NOT. Hepatitis A is transmitted through the "fecal-oral" route. It is most often transmitted in foods when food preparers who have Hep A don't wash their hands carefully before preparing food.

What is the causative organism of hepatitis?

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.

What is hepatitis A vaccine?

It is a vaccine to use to prevent the viral infection called hepatitis A. It can be given to children after age 1 and into adulthood. There is also a vaccine for hepatitis B that is given to newborns and sometimes to adults if they have potential exposure. There are no vaccines yet for hepatitis C, D, or E (different forms of viral hepatitis). See the related question below for more information.

In Tuvalu how many people die from hepatitis?

sever condition in Tuvalu in child hepatitis A

How many types of hepatitis exist?

There are Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, F and G

What is hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis viruses are the most common cause of hepatitis in the world. There are 5 types of hepatitis viruses affected the human liver. This disease can be transmit by person to person. if you take proper treatment with the help your physician, it can be curable. there are many hepatitis medicines are available in market.

What is mean by hepatitis?

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. It can be caused by many things, but is often associated with viral hepatitis which is caused by Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, or G viruses (with A, B, and C being the most common).

What are the various hepatitis viruses?

Hepatitis viruses include Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Hepatitis D (HDV), or Hepatitis G (HGV).

What virus is worse Hepatitis A or Hepatitis B?

Hepatitis B is worse than Hepatitis A.

Is alcoholic hepatitis the same as hepatitis C?

no alcoholic hepatitis not same as hepatitis c

What microbe is responsible for Hepatitis?

It is caused by a group of hepatic virus.Hepatitis A : EchovirusHepatitis B:HepandnaviridaeHepatitis C: FlavivirusHepatitis D : UnassignedHepatitis E:Hepeviridae

How do you get toxic hepatitis?

toxic hepatitis is a drug induced liver injury caused by many conventional drugs of supplementary substances.

Does hepatitis B vaccine prevent hepatitis B?

Hepatitis B vaccine prevents hepatitis B.

What is the name of the organism that causes hepatitis b?

Hepatitis B virus Hepatitis B is a type of hepatitis caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV).

Where did hepatitis A come from?

What is hepatitis

What is spanish word for hepatitis?

The Spanish word for hepatitis is [la] hepatitis.

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