Hepatitis (B)

By Vaishak Krishna

What is it?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that's caused by a virus. The most common types of Hepatitis are A, B, and C.
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How is it transmitted?

There are many ways that this STD is passed on, including through body fluids and needle sharing, but the main way is through unprotected sex.

Signs and symptoms

  • Weakness, tiredness, and nausea
  • Jaundice
  • Fever
  • Nausea, vomiting, and lack of appetite
  • Light-colored bowel movements
  • Dark-colored urine

Treatments of Hepatitis

  • Medication- antiviral medicine
  • No cure is currently there
  • Immune Globulin

Problems that come with Hepatitis

  • Death
  • Liver inflammation
  • Cirrhosis
  • Liver cancer
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How to prevent Hepatitis

  • Vaccinations at birth
  • Antibodies
  • Don't have unprotected sex
  • Wash hands
  • Don't share toothbrushes
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