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Feeling nauseous: Could it be Acute Hepatitis B.


Acute Hepatitis B is a severe liver infection caused by a virus termed as Hepatitis B Virus (HBV).

It is the most common and serious liver infection all around the world.

- This virus is more contagious than AIDS virus nearly 100 times.
- It passes from one person to another.
- One cannot donate blood if he/she is ever diagnosed with it.
Acute Hepatitis B is a liver infection which can last for six months or so. But if it is not treated properly it can turn into Chronic Hepatitis B. The immune system itself is mostly able to cure Acute Hepatitis B. After being treated properly, one cannot get Hepatitis B again.

Age affected:

Infants are more prone to get affected by it.
Infants - most often, children - more often, adults - often (The younger they are, the risk of developing chronic hepatitis b is more).


It is not necessary that a person suffering from acute hepatitis b will show any symptoms immediately. He/she will start showing symptoms after 60 to 90 days. The most common symptoms are:
- Vomiting and Nausea
- Loss of Appetite.
- Abdomen pain.
- Dark-colored urine.
- Yellowing of skin - Jaundice.
- Joint pain and fever.


- Vaccination for HBV.
- Avoid alcohol and smoking.
- Use protection during sexual activity.
- Avoid fatty food & prefer healthy food.

- Over the counter medications.
- Hepatitis B immunoglobulin is even preferred.

If you still feel ill then visit mfine to get cured and receive the best treatment.

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