There is a rise in acute hepatitis cases in our area (Thrissur district, Kerala, India). The state health authorities have asked people to stay vigilant. To increase community awareness and help people stay informed about their well being, we offer Hepatitis Symptom Checker FOR ACUTE VIRAL HEPATITIS.
To use this analyser, click on the link below and choose your responses accurately pertaining to the symptoms you are experiencing.
Acute viral hepatitis is a form of viral infection caused most commonly by Hepatitis A virus in India. Hepatitis A is a viral liver disease that can cause mild to severe illness. The hepatitis A virus (HAV) is transmitted through ingestion of contaminated food and water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Almost everyone recovers fully from hepatitis A with a lifelong immunity. However, a very small proportion of people infected with hepatitis A could die from fulminant hepatitis. Waterborne outbreaks, are usually associated with sewage-contaminated well water or inadequately treated water You may use the symptom checker and give accurate answers to the questions provided. An LFT or Liver Function Test may be done to further know the degree of hepatitis and to accurately diagnose hepatitis.
Disclaimer: This is a not a substitute for doctor visit. This is for informative purpose only.