What is Hepatitis?

 

What is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver.

 

What causes Hepatitis?

  • Viruses – Most common cause of Hepatitis
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Autoimmune

 

 

Viral hepatitis is the most common cause worldwide and more so in India. 5 viruses are the main causative agents, namely –             

 

                           HEPATITIS A VIRUS

                           HEPATITIS B VIRUS

                           HEPATITIS C VIRUS

                           HEPATITIS D VIRUS

                           HEPATITIS E VIRUS

 

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