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Hepatitis Center

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Hepatitis Center

Hepatitis A | Hepatitis B | Hepatitis C

  General Overview

Hepatitis is a liver infection caused by a virus. There are several types of hepatitis infections:


Find answers in our in-depth report on hepatitis:

  Living With Hepatitis
DepressionIn his own words: living with hepatitis C
  Preventing Hepatitis
  Special Topics
Hepatitis A prevention for travelers

Among travelers, hepatitis A is one of the most common infections that can be prevented.

Image for liver disease prevention in womenReducing your risk of cirrhosis

You can take several steps to reduce your risk of developing cirrhosis. Learn more here.

  Special Topics (Continued)
Can salons spread infection?

There is good evidence that razors, nail files, barber's scissors, tattoo needles, and body piercing instruments are risk factors for transmitting hepatitis B and C. Read more here.

Image for swimming pool articleWater, water, everywhere, but is it safe to swim?

In swimming pools, germs, such as Cryptosporidium , E Coli , Giardia , Shigella , and Hepatitis A are the most common causes of recreational water illnesses. Read more here.

  Related Conditions
  Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)



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