to the Hepatitis Channel
Hepatitis Channel Menu
Hepatitis is a disease that causes inflammation of the liver. In many cases, it is caused by a viral infection, but hepatitis may also be caused by a severe bacterial infection or a number of toxins or medications. Another rare type of the disease is autoimmune hepatitis. Autoimmune hepatitis occurs when the body attacks its own liver cells. Hepatitis can be separated into two subgroups based on how long it lasts -- acute hepatitis (less than 6 months) and chronic hepatitis (more than 6 months).
Welcome to the Hepatitis Health Channel by eMedTV.
This segment provides in-depth coverage of the various forms of hepatitis, including hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E as well as autoimmune hepatitis. The hundreds of hepatitis articles contained in this health channel explain common symptoms, diagnostic procedures, treatment options, and more. We also have a Health Channel specifically devoted to hepatitis C. To visit the Hepatitis C Health Channel, click Hepatitis C
Many people begin their eMedTV hepatitis experience by clicking one of the featured hepatitis links located on this page. You can also start with the health topic section on the left side to find a particular topic of interest. If you do not find the hepatitis information that you are looking for in these two locations, use the search box at the top of this page.
Related Health Channels
Types of Hepatitis
Hepatitis A Information
Hepatitis B Information
Hepatitis D and E Information
Autoimmune Hepatitis Information
Hepatitis Medications and Vaccines
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind.
Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click
for more information.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health
information: verify here