What is Hepatitis B Virus?
Hepatitis B Virus is an advanced form of disease than hepatitis A virus, and affects the liver causing damages depending on it stage. Most Hepatitis B virus will clear off over a certain period after exposure to the virus. See Liver disease
Types of Hepatitis B virus:
a. Acute Hepatitis B:
What is Acute Hepatitis B virus? The infection is newly acquired and most times it happens during 1 to 4 months. About half of the adults infected show some signs and symptoms during the infection. Some symptoms which may be experienced include
- severe tiredness,
- lack of appetite,
- pain in the liver area,
- jaundice and
An acute hepatitis b which damages the liver so badly is very rare, and in most cases it is life threatening. In medical terms, it is called Fulminant Hepatitis. Symptoms may include:
- Falling into coma a result of bleeding and liver failure,
- swelling of the abdomen,
Liver transplant is the best option which is mostly advised for the patient with such condition.
b. Chronic hepatitis B: what is chronic Hepatitis B? Here infection occurs and will last more than six months. This is when the liver has a degree of damage over time. Damages can be said to be mild or severe depending upon early detection. Symptoms vary widely and in most cases, individuals with hepatitis B virus do not experience any symptom for a long period of time or years before symptoms will start to roll in. inflammation of the liver will occur and cirrhosis which is scarring of the liver. Most common symptoms include.
- Severe body weakness and fatigue
- Loss of weight due to the lack of eating because of lack of appetite
- Men experience an enlarged breast
- Blood clothing becomes difficult
- The skin becomes visible with blood vessels like spider web
- Palm rashes
- Vision impairment which is most common during the night
- Confused state
Statistically, over 90 per cent of infected patients will have their infection cleared off naturally and the few per cent remaining will have the Hepatitis B virus advanced into chronic HBV virus.
Throughout the world, Hepatitis B Virus in the most common and over 350 million people have chronic Hepatitis B Virus and there are over 300,000 cases of recorded deaths cases of hepatitis b virus annually.
In the USA, over 1 million young adults are infected with over 4000 deaths each year.
i. Thought the use of vaccines, that is the only way the virus can be easily prevented. Even if a person is infected, the vaccine will clear up the infection from causing any damages to the body.
ii. Abstinence or being faithful to a single sexual partner
i. Sexual intercourse: in most cases, people who have more than one sexual partner will have the chances of having the disease.
ii. Sharing of needle used in drugs and other illicit drugs
iii. When there is a skin to skin contact with an infected person. Such cases arises when there are broken skin or open wounds and the virus can easily get into the body.
iv. Blood transfusion
v. Through kidney transplant
vi. An infected mother can transfer it to her child.
i. People who have more than one sexual partners
ii. Men who sleep with men
iii. People who have other sexually transmitted disease like syphilis, staphylococcus, gonorrhea etc.
iv. Health care providers can be at risk if they attend to hepatitis b patients often
Over 50 per cent of people with hepatitis b virus do not experience symptoms and symptoms in most cases will begin to show up after 1 to 4 months of being infected. But the most common symptoms experienced will be listed below and they include:
i. Loss of appetite and weight loss
ii. Jaundice , yellowing of the skin and the white area of the eyes
iii. Urine turns dark which the colour may be in resemblance to coffee
iv. Stool colour becomes lighter
v. Severe tiredness, nausea and vomiting
vi. Experience of pain on the side of the liver. The liver is located under the lower rib cage on the right side of the abdomen.
vii. Rashes and itching all over the body.
ix. Not experiencing enough urine
When these symptoms above are becoming persistent after two days, it is time to seek medical help immediately. Do not seek self-medication, but rather, let your doctor advice you and tell you what to do.
1. Through medical history and physical extermination of the patient by the doctor which will reveal signs and symptoms which are common with hepatitis b virus.
2. Blood test which is called hepatitis ‘markers’ or ‘serology’: markers are produced by the Hepatic B virus and the body will antibodies against the virus. Here, if markers are found in the blood, it us a confirmation of hepatitis b virus and will also determine if it is acute or it is chronic hepatitis b virus. Antigens found in hepatic b virus include Core antigen, Surface antigen, e antigen. Here, your doctor will determine the actual antigen through blood test carried out
3. Through the use of X-rays
4. Imaging test to detect how the liver has been damaged through the use of CT Scan and Ultrasound
5. Removal of a fraction of the liver through the insertion of needle, and the part removed will be examined under the microscope. It is called Liver Biopsy is medical terms.
Honey has been known to treat any type of hepatitis virus infection and also good for liver and chronic liver disease.
Treatment of Hepatitis B
Do not take the information here as a replacement to your doctor’s advice. If you are allergic to bee stings, you don’t need this.
Honey, has been proven to treat hepatitis and chronic hepatitis, because eit increases the liver stock of the glycogen materials through the increase of blood glucose, thus helping the liver to function properly and relieving it from more burdens.
‘’Many patients (put on observation) who have used honey to treat hepatitis have had excellent results and testimonies’’ Dr Fadil al Hassan Shamsi Pasha, a health consultant in King Fahd Hospital and so many other doctors like him have observed how honey works miraculously to treat hepatitis type a disease.
The honey also helps to boost weakened immune system.
In addition, honey does not strain the liver but limits the activities of the virus, regulates enzymes and liver functions.
Taking honey everyday in your diet will go a long way.
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