What is Hepatitis B ?
Hepatitis B is a serious liver disease. Hepatitis B is the most common liver infection in the world. In all over world about 350 million people are suffering from hepatitis B virus, of whom, more than 250,000 die from liver-related disease each year. The liver can become inflamed as a result of infection. Hepatitis B is caused by infection with the hepatitis B virus hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis stops right working of your liver and it also makes your liver swollen. Mostly people do not know that they are suffering from Hepatitis B because it does not have any special kind of symptoms. The common symptoms of Hepatitis B are vomiting, jaundice, dehydration, headache, dark yellow colored urine, yellowish eyes and skin, abdominal pain etc.
Causes of Hepatitis B:
Virus is the main cause of Hepatitis B
The hepatitis B virus is the main cause of Hepatitis B. virus can get transferred from one person to another. The hepatitis B virus is transmitted from one person to another via blood so this virus is also called blood-borne virus.
How hepatitis B virus gets transmitted in to the human body?
Methods to Prevent Yourself for Hepatitis B:
Hepatitis B can be prevented either before or right after exposure to the virus. To prevent yourself from Hepatitis B, keep in mind those following point: <br> <ul> <li>Use condom if your partner is infected by hepatitis B virus</li> <li>Avoid the contact with blood and other body fluids with the infected persons</li> <li>Do not reuse used needles.</li> <li>Do cover all open cuts and sores.</li> <li>Pregnant women's should screen her for hepatitis B virus infection.</li> <li>To prevent disease before exposure, hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for all infants, all 11-12 years-old</li> <li>The infected person must not share razors, toothbrushes, needles, or any other object that may have become polluted with blood.</li> </ul> <p></p>