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Hepatitis D is a liver infection that can occur when you already have Hepatitis B. Like Hepatitis B, hepatitis D is also transmitted through the bodily fluids like blood or semen. It is likely that you get Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D at the same time. Symptoms are:
• Yellowing of eyes, skin
• Joint pain
• Abdominal pain
• Loss of appetite
• Dark urine
HOW IS HEPATITIS D DIAGNOSED?
It is always advised to visit a General Physician or Gastroenterologist to diagnose Hepatitis D and if it is not treated timely, it can lead to liver damage.
HOW IS HEPATITIS D TREATED?
There are no known treatment methods for Hepatitis D, both acute and chronic. Some medications may need to be taken for almost a year or so for preventing the spreading of the virus. You need to exercise precautionary measures until the virus is completely gone. Liver damage or cirrhosis of the liver due to the disease may require liver transplant.
DID YOU KNOW?
People don’t directly contract Hepatitis D. It is passed on from Hepatitis B only.