Hepatitis B

By: Elena Agosto

Definition

Hepatitis is a virus, and a severe form of viral hepatitis transmitted in infected blood, causing fever, debility, and jaundice.

Transmissions

Hepatitis B is a serious infection, it's transmitted from person to person through blood or other bodily fluids.

Symptoms

-Fever

-Nausea, Vomiting, & Lack of appetite

-Yellowing of skin & eyes

-Abdominal pain (on the right side)

-Dark colored urine

Treatments

Can be treated with medication, not guaranteed to cure you.

Problems

Can cause serious illness, or even death. Also may lead to a condition called Cirrhosis.

Prevention

-Get Vaccines

- Don't have protected sex

-Don't share tooth brushes or razors