Commemorating the World Hepatitis Day, Fortis Escorts Faridabad held a talk to spread awareness on steps to cut the risks and control Hepatitis. The talk was presented Dr. Amit Miglani, Consultant, Gastroenterologist on the causes, symptoms and management of Hepatitis. He also elaborated on how simple steps such as vaccination can help to keep hepatitis at bay. The hospital is also extended discounts on consultation, tests and other benefits pertaining to liver and hepatitis to mark this occasion.
The liver is the largest organ in the body and Hepatitis is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A, B, C, D or E virus (HBV). The virus interferes with the functions of the liver and causes damage to the organ. People suffering from hepatitis B are not even aware that they have contracted it because there are no identifiable symptoms. Symptoms like tiredness, mild fever, headache, loss of appetite, tendency of vomiting, stomachache, jaundice are indicators of the disease.
Dr. Amit Miglani, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Escorts Hospital Faridabad said, “Hepatitis B is a serious liver infection that can be easily prevented by a vaccine. People between the age group of 35-60 years are most commonly affected by this disease.”
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