Hepatitis Articles A-Z
Hepatitis D - Hepatitis E Diagnosis
This page contains links to eMedTV Hepatitis Articles containing information on subjects from Hepatitis D to Hepatitis E Diagnosis. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Hepatitis D
Hepatitis D is a disease of the liver that can cause joint pain, dark urine, nausea, and other symptoms. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this disease, noting how it's spread and how it can be treated.
- Hepatitis D Incubation Period
This eMedTV page covers the hepatitis D incubation period (or the time between transmission of the hepatitis D virus and the start of symptoms of hepatitis D). This page discusses how long this period lasts and when a person starts to be contagious.
- Hepatitis D Information
Hepatitis D is a type of liver infection that can only develop in people who already have hepatitis B. This eMedTV page provides some basic information on hepatitis D, including possible symptoms. A link to more details is also provided.
- Hepatitis D Prevention
This eMedTV page explains that hepatitis D prevention involves getting the hepatitis B vaccine and avoiding high-risk behaviors such as shooting drugs and sharing razors, washcloths, or other objects that may have an infected person's blood on them.
- Hepatitis D Symptoms
This eMedTV resource describes some possible symptoms of hepatitis D (such as muscle pain and diarrhea), and also provides information on how long it takes for hepatitis D symptoms to develop and how long they may last.
- Hepatitis D Transmission
The hepatitis D virus is spread through contact with blood or other infected bodily fluids. This eMedTV page covers the ways in which hepatitis D transmission can occur (such as through unprotected sex with an infected person or sharing drug needles).
- Hepatitis D Treatment
This eMedTV page outlines hepatitis D treatment options (including supportive care and liver transplantation). This page also lists things a person with chronic hepatitis D can do to stay healthy during and after treatment (like avoiding unsafe sex).
- Hepatitis E
Hepatitis E, a liver disease most often seen in young-to-middle-aged adults, can cause diarrhea and nausea. This eMedTV page lists other possible symptoms (like fatigue), and also covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this disease.
- Hepatitis E Diagnosis
This eMedTV Web page lists some of the tests that a doctor may use as part of a hepatitis E diagnosis (including antibody tests). This article also lists some of the conditions that can share similar symptoms with hepatitis E (such as liver cancer).