Hepatitis is a disease that causes inflammation of the liver. The most common form in children is hepatitis A virus, which is also very contagious. The virus is contained in the patient’s excrement and if the child does not wash his hands thoroughly after each visit to the toilet, then the disease can be transmitted through dirty hands. In addition, the virus can also be found in the blood and saliva.
The first symptom of the disease is a lack of appetite, then symptoms similar to those of the flu and accompanied by jaundice appear – the patient’s skin and pupils become yellowish, the urine becomes very dark in color, and excrement, on the contrary, is very light.
Is it dangerous?
Hepatitis in children rarely proceeds in a severe form. Usually they can easily tolerate it, but it must be treated promptly, as it is very contagious and can spread easily both at home and at school.
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