To help prevent mother-to-child transmission, all pregnant women should be tested for the hepatitis B virus. There are also two drugs that are in the last phase of FDA approval- lamivudine and famciclovir. Generally speaking, hepatitis is any inflammation of the liver. Some other symptoms include abdominal pain or swelling, jaundice, dark colored urine or light colored bowel movements. Of these viral forms, hepatitis C may be the leading infectious cause of chronic liver disease in the Western world, affecting more than million people worldwide. If you are pregnant you should make sure to tell your doctor so they can protect your baby.
It is one hundred times more infectious than HIV. Of these viral forms, hepatitis C may be the leading infectious cause of chronic liver disease in the Western world, affecting more than million people worldwide. Many people think that it is just the flu and ignore their symptoms. A Medline search was performed using the keywords oro-genital sex, and those specific to each infection. Although it is often caused by a virus, other causes may include alcohol, medications and that have a harmful effect on the liver, toxins, or autoimmune disorders. Although, with bed rest ninety percent of those infected will develop antibodies and fight off the disease. There is only one sure way to protect yourself- get vaccinated. Others may experience flu-like symptoms, including low-grade fever, aches, and mild abdominal pain. Generally speaking, hepatitis is any inflammation of the liver. It is in the form of three shots, given over a period of six months. HBV is often called the Silent Infection. The risk of oro-genital transmission of HIV is substantially less than from vaginal and anal intercourse. Of those infected with it, sixty to ninety percent of all cases result in fatalities. Further references from each article identified by Medline were also included, as were relevant references from "Current contents". Another forty nine percent experience fevers, fatigue, nausea, and vomiting. Hepatitis A does not lead to the development of chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver cancer. In fact, 1 out of 3 Americans has been infected at some point. Interferon helps to quicken the rates of remission. This virus is a blood-borne pathogen. The shots can be given at a doctor s office or at school clinics. According to the U. These are thought to be available toward the end of the year. To review the literature on the role of oral sex in the transmission of viral sexually transmitted infections STIs. The evidence suggests that HIV transmission can take place through oro-genital sex from penis to mouth and vagina to mouth. The transmission of other viruses may occur but is unproved. Hepatitis B can be prevented by carefully cleaning up blood and blood products, practicing safe sex, and not sharing needles, razors, or other personal care items such as toothbrushes and nail clippers that might come into contact with blood.
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