Friday, 11 December 2015

Such contact with Hepatitis A Dozen IPB students, Like What symptoms?

A number of students of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) exposed to hepatitis A. Well, hepatitis is a viral disease that attacks the liver and has infectiousness and different treatment depending on the type. In Indonesia hepatitis were found mostly types A, B, and C. In the latest case that struck a group of students in Bogor, hepatitis A becomes suspect because it was the ability of the virus spreading is high. A person can not realize has been exposed to the virus and pass it on to people around because the virus can indeed not show symptoms until several weeks.

Quoted from the official website of the World Health Organization (WHO), when hepatitis A began to show themselves, usually viruses cause similar symptoms as the disease generally. Fever, no appetite, diarrhea, nausea, stomach uneasy, and dark urine color is an example of the symptoms of this disease. In adults, the virus can cause typical symptoms such as yellowing of skin and according to WHO data occurs in 70 percent of cases. In children, yellowing skin this only occurs in 10 percent of cases. \”Adults may have more symptoms than children, and the severity of disease and mortality is increasing in

older age groups,\” wrote WHO. There\’s no specific treatment for hepatitis A and the recovery period can take a long time between weeks or months. According to WHO the most important is to keep the patient still get nutritional needs and hydrated during the illness.

Such contact with Hepatitis A Dozen IPB students, Like What symptoms?

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