Dr.Sonali Gautam

M.D. (Medicine), D.N.B.(Gastroenterology)

Home Hepatitis A and E

What is Hepatitis A and E?

It is a virus that infects the liver causing inflammation of the liver.

How is the infection acquired?

Hepatitis A or E is spread primarily through food or water contaminated by faeces from an infected person.

Who is at risk for hepatitis A or E?

international travelers, traveling to remote places, particularly those traveling to developing countries.

What are the symptoms of Hepatitis A or E?

  • Tiredness
  • Stomach upset
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach pain
  • Dark yellow urine
  • Diarrhoea
  • Yellowish eye & skin called jaundice