FAQ on Hepatitis and sex

Hepatitis and Sex – Frequently Asked Questions

Hepatitis and Sex – Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is a medical condition that causes inflammation of the liver. This disease is caused by Hepatitis Virus. This liver damaging disease can spread through sharing needles, sharing food and also through sexual contact with an infected person. How many types of Viral Hepatitis are there?…

Hepatitis A – Sexually Transmitted Infection

Hepatitis A Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by Hepatitis A Virus (HAV). It primarily spreads from faeces of an infected person to healthy, unvaccinated individuals. This disease is caused by unsafe food, contaminated water, poor sanitation, poor personal and oral hygiene. Hepatitis A does not cause as serious problems as Hepatitis B and…

Hepatitis C – Sexually Transmitted Infection

Hepatitis C Hepatitis C virus (HCV) causes both acute and chronic infection. Acute HCV infection is usually asymptomatic, and is only very rarely (if ever) associated with life-threatening disease. About 15–45% of infected persons spontaneously clear the virus within 6 months of infection without any treatment. The remaining 55–85% of persons will develop chronic HCV…