Hepatitis A

What is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is swelling that happens when tissues of the body are injured or infected. It can damage your liver. This swelling and damage can affect how well your liver functions.

What is hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A is a type of viral hepatitis. It causes an acute, or short-term, infection. This means that people usually get better without treatment after a few weeks.

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  1. Hepatitis A (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is swelling that happens when tissues of the body are injured or infected. ... affect how well your liver functions. What is hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is a type of viral ...
  2. Hepatitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is hepatitis? Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is swelling that happens when tissues of the body are injured or infected. ... damage can affect how well your liver functions. Hepatitis can be an acute (short-term) infection or ...
  3. Hepatitis B (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is hepatitis? Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is swelling that happens when tissues of the body are injured or infected. ... affect how well your liver functions. What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a type of viral ...
  4. Hepatitis C (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is hepatitis C? Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is swelling that happens when tissues of the body are injured or infected. Inflammation ...
  5. Hepatitis Panel What is a Hepatitis Panel? A hepatitis panel is a group of blood tests that checks whether you have a viral hepatitis infection now or ... about your condition. Why do I need a hepatitis panel? You may need a hepatitis panel if ...
  6. The hepatitis virus panel is a series of blood tests used to detect current or past infection by hepatitis A , hepatitis B , or hepatitis C . It can ...
  7. Hepatitis C in children is inflammation of tissue of the liver. It occurs due to infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Other common hepatitis virus infections ...
  8. Hepatitis B in children is swelling and inflamed tissue of the liver due to infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Other common hepatitis virus infections ...
  9. Hepatitis C is a viral disease that leads to swelling (inflammation) of the liver. Other types of viral hepatitis include: Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis D Hepatitis ...
  10. Autoimmune hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. It occurs when immune cells mistake the liver's normal cells for harmful ... This form of hepatitis is an autoimmune disease . The body's ... the difference between healthy body tissue and harmful, outside ...
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