World Hepatitis Day 2022: Hepatitis is a serious liver disease that can be caused by a variety of viruses, bacteria or parasites. World Hepatitis Day is celebrated every year on 28 July all over the world. Liver cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide. While there are many ways to prevent and treat hepatitis. But at present there is no cure for this disease.
what are hepatitis
The purpose of celebrating Hepatitis Day every year is to make more and more people aware of the disease. Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. which are of five types. A, B, C, D and E. Hepatitis B and C cause chronic disease in millions of people globally. This disease is the most common cause of liver cancer and there is also a risk of death.
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Special theme on Hepatitis Day
Every year a special theme is kept on Hepatitis Day. This year’s theme is ‘Bringing Hepatitis Care closer to you’ with the aim of creating awareness about hepatitis, providing people with care and healthcare facilities. Information about the early symptoms of hepatitis is also given.
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symptoms of illness
The disease is diagnosed by jaundice that occurs about 12 weeks after infection. Apart from the symptoms of jaundice, the patient also feels vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and joint muscle pain. Apart from this, symptoms like loss of appetite, excessive tiredness are also felt. To avoid this, some things should also be kept in mind.
- Use your own razor and blade.
- Be careful when tattooing or piercing the body.
- Have safe sex.
- Immunoglobulin injections can be taken for antibodies according to the doctor’s opinion.
- Children should also be vaccinated against Hepatitis B.
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