Inflammation of liver is called Hepatitis. Mostly hepatitis is caused by virus but sometimes it may be caused by bacteria or as a side-effect to different drugs. Hepatitis caused by viruses/Viral Hepatitis can have serious health impacts.
Therefore, it is very essential to:
- Take special precautions for them
- Undertake an at risk-assessment for the infection
- Get yourself tested if at risk, so that one can be linked early to care and support, before the virus causes extensive damage to the liver
There are 5 main types of Viral Hepatitis