A 30-year-old member asked:
What're the types of viral hepatitis?
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Family Medicine 44 years experience
A,B&C now: There are many others but we are not well equipped to deal with them.
A:usually oral:fecal, which means passed to you by poor hygiene, your food preparer did not wash their hands.
B:sex or blood or tattoo;somehow your skin was opened and exposed.
C:open, but i suspect same transmission routes as "b": sex, blood, tattoo.
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Infectious Disease 49 years experience
A through E: Of the viruses causing hepatitis as the main manifestation, there are five. A and e are spread fecal-orally usually thru contaminated water or food. The others are spread thru blood and body fluids.
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Last updated Jun 13, 2014
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