Hepatitis B

Introduction of Hepatitis B

You must have heard about getting a Hepatitis B injection when you are young. But few people may skip getting the vaccine. However, they may not realize it, but it may become a problem for them in the future. It usually affects people of all ages worldwide. The hepatitis B virus attacks the liver. It may lead to serious illness, liver damage, and in some cases, death.

Meaning of Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a severe liver infection that may lead to inflammation (reddening and swelling), leading to liver damage. Hepatitis B, also called Hep B, and HBV can cause cirrhosis (scarring or hardening), liver cancer, and even death.

Common Symptoms of Hepatitis B

Few people who are infected never feel sick. Others who are newly infected concur with the symptoms that last for several weeks. Symptoms may be intense or minor and may include:

  • Brown urine.
  • Being sick to your stomach.
  • Having yellow eyes or skin(jaundice).
  • Lack of energy.
  • Loose stool (diarrhea).
  • Mild fever.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Stomach pain.
  • Achy joints or muscles.

More than 90% of people who get hepatitis B as adults ought to recover from the symptoms.

Methods to diagnose hepatitis B

There are three main ways to diagnose HBV infection. These include:

  • Blood tests
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Liver biopsy

Treatment for Hepatitis B

People with normal LFTs and immunity do not need treatment. People with chronic infection but no liver damage also do not require treatment apart from a close m0onitoring. However, if a person has liver damage, they need to consider treatment for hepatitis B. The decision on when to start could be complex, and that’s when you should make your consultations with Sun Care Center. We will provide you with the best tips based on the condition of Hepatitis B.

Treatment at Sun Care Center

Dr. Tejaswini Tumma is the topmost professional doctor to cure patients effectively. So, if you are looking for the best Hepatitis B treatment clinic in Hyderabad, visit Sun Care Center today.

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