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Which Hepatitis is acute?
Last Updated: 27th June, 2020
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Hereof, is acute hepatitis contagious?
Infectious causes of hepatitis usually are, but not always, contagious. Most noninfectious causes of hepatitis are not contagious. Hepatitis caused by alcohol poisoning, medications, or toxins or poisons are not transmitted from person to person.
Also Know, does acute hepatitis go away? Hepatitis A or E: You should expect the disease to go away on its own within several weeks or months. Acute hepatitis B or C: Sometimes, hepatitis B or C goes away on its own within a few months, although that's less likely to happen with hepatitis C.
Besides, which Hepatitis is chronic?
Overview of Chronic Hepatitis. Chronic hepatitis is inflammation of the liver that lasts at least 6 months. Common causes include hepatitis B and C viruses and certain drugs. Chronic hepatitis can progress to cirrhosis and ultimately liver cancer and/or liver failure.
What are the 5 types of hepatitis?
The 5 types of viral hepatitis. Viral infections of the liver that are classified as hepatitis include hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E. A different virus is responsible for each type of virally transmitted hepatitis.