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Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis: Overview, Causes, Diagnosis, Symptoms and More | Singapore General Hospital

Viral Hepatitis - How to prevent?

Viral Hepatitis - Causes and Risk Factors

Acute hepatitis is most commonly caused by Hepatitis A,B,C and E although it can also be caused by other non-liver specific viruses.

Common causes of chronic hepatitis are Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C virus.

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C causes of Viral Hepatitis Singapore General HospitalHepatitis B: This is the commonest cause of chronic viral hepatitis in Singapore. It is transmitted by contact with infected blood. The common modes being transmission from mother to child during childbirth, having unprotected sex from partners infected with Hepatitis B, transfusion of infected blood products and the use of infected needles.

Hepatitis C: This virus is most commonly transmitted by infected needles and by transfusion of infected blood products. Sexual transmission is less common.

Viral Hepatitis - Preparing for surgery

Viral Hepatitis - Post-surgery care

Viral Hepatitis - Other Information

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