Every year millions of people die due to hepatitis B infection. World Hepatitis Day is observed every year on 28 July to make people aware about it. This year its theme is ‘Invest for eradication of hepatitis’. According to a WHO report, the number of hepatitis patients in 50 countries is 50 percent in 11 countries including India. 80 percent of the people all over the world are victims of this. But most are not aware of its symptoms and methods of rescue.
WHO report for Hepatitis B:
According to data released by WHO, in 2015, about nine lakh people lost their lives due to Hepatitis B virus. At the same time, in 2016, about 20 million people were found infected with it, out of which only 45 lakh people got treatment for it. Let us tell you what are the symptoms of Hepatitis B and how is it possible to treat it.
How to detect Hepatitis B:
Several types of blood tests are performed under viral serology to thoroughly examine the liver to determine the severity of the disease, type and which strain the person is suffering from, hepatitis. हमलावर वायरस और इसके एंटीबॉडी के विशिष्ट मार्करों के लिए रक्त का परीक्षण किया जाता है, जो उनसे लड़ते हैं | As a result tests prove useful for prolonged management of the disease and monitoring the success of treatment in a patient suffering from hepatitis. With this, the disappearance of antigen from the blood is a sign that the infection is curing.
Symptoms of Hepatitis B:
- Yellowing of skin or white part of eyes
- Loss or loss of appetite
- Repeated vomiting
- Fever for a week or more than a week
Methods to prevent :
The hepatitis infected patient should undergo regular check-ups. This infection spreads more during the monsoon, so avoid the intake of oily, spicy, non-vegetarian and heavy foods in this season. Fast food cakes, pastries, chocolates, and alcohol etc. should be avoided. In addition, green vegetables, citrus fruits containing vitamin C, papaya, coconut water, dried dates, raisins, almonds and cardamom should be consumed properly.