Hepatitis A & E

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by hepatitis A virus (HAV).
The virus causes inflammation of liver and affects its ability to function.
Hepatitis E is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis E virus (HEV).

Healthy Guide to Avoid Hepatitis A & E this Monsoon

  • Maintaining good hygiene and sanitation besides ensuring consumption of safe drinking water.
  • If you are drenched in the rain, always take a shower and wash off all the bacteria from your body.
  • Avoid street-food. As you are not sure about the hygiene of the place, it is always better to avoid outside food.
  • Do no drinking alcohol! It not only has a negative impact on your already damaged liver but can also make you tired.
  • Eat small, frequent meals for instant energy by following a healthy meal plan with a balanced diet.
  • One should exercise regularly as it only gives you energy but also improves various functions in the body.
  • drink only purified or boiled water. Avoid uncooked or unpeeled foods. These include fruit, vegetables, and shellfish, which are usually rinsed in water.

Symptoms of Hepatitis A and E

Fatigue

Fatigue

Loss of Appetite

Loss of appetite

Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting

Abdominal discomfort

Abdominal pain

Dark Urine

Dark urine

High Fever

Low-grade fever

Jaundice

Jaundice

Joint & Muscle Pain

Joint pain

Prevention tips for Hepatitis A and E

Drink clean and boiled water

Drink clean and boiled water

Avoid raw fruits and vegetables

Avoid sliced fruits from street vendors

Personal Hygiene

Practice hygiene and cleanliness

Wash hands thoroughly

Wash hands thoroughly before eating and after visiting washroom

Avoid Undercooked meat and fish

Avoid undercooked meat and fish

Avoid Dairy Products

Avoid dairy products