Hepatitis Power Point


Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Hepatitis Power Point

  1. 1. An Infectious Diseases Gabby Hernandez Diana Andrade Angelica Guzman Amanda Lopez
  2. 2. <ul><li>Hepatitis is the injury and the inflammation of the liver cells. There are 5 types of hepatitis. The most common types are A(HAV),B(HBV) and C(HCV). </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Hepatitis type A is contracted by eating or drinking contaminated feces of an infected person. It is also contracted through unprotected sexual contact. </li></ul><ul><li>B and C can be contracted by bodily fluids ( such as semen, and saliva) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Hepatitis A- Some individuals energy might decrease and many might experience nausea. </li></ul><ul><li>Hepatitis B- The effects of this type of hepatitis is milder then type A. This type may cause a person to be a hepatitis B carrier, chronic infection, liver cancer and cirrhosis. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Hepatitis C- This type is similar to hepatitis B, the infected can also get cirrhosis of the liver. </li></ul>A Liver with cirrhosis
  6. 6. <ul><li>Fever </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of appetite </li></ul><ul><li>Nausea </li></ul><ul><li>Vomiting </li></ul><ul><li>Abdominal pain </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle joint or pain </li></ul><ul><li>Jaundice </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Hepatitis A- There is currently a vaccine for hepatitis A. It is given in two doses. The initial vaccine and a booster shot after six months of vaccination. </li></ul><ul><li>Hepatitis B- There is also a vaccine for hepatitis b, in which there is a three dose series for an infected person to take. </li></ul><ul><li>Hepatitis C- Sadly, there is no current vaccine for hepatitis c. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The vaccine is administered every ten years and it is given to you through a needle injection. It is monitored by the FDA. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Hepatitis A- Mild effects- Head-aches, tiredness, mild fever. Severe effects- Serious allergic reaction </li></ul><ul><li>Hepatitis B- Mild effects- Soreness, and fever. </li></ul><ul><li>Serve effects- Serious allergic reaction </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Scientists agree that both hepatitis a and b vaccines are very safe and very effective. Both vaccines are 90% effective. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>http://www.avert.org/hepatitis.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vaccineinformation.org/hepa/qandavax.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002139 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.helppreventhepatitis.com/learn-about-hepatitis/hepatitis-a-b-symptoms.html?rotation=46056971&banner=222387429&src=1&kw=p152084903&gclid=CPmhmOnTkqcCFQGe7QodMV0tdg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vaccineinformation.org/hepb/qandavax.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.medicinenet.com/viral_hepatitis/page6.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hbhepa.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scripps.edu/philanthropy/hepatitis.html?origin=ggdishep </li></ul><ul><li>http://hepatitis-c.emedtv.com/hepatitis-c/hepatitis-c-statistics.html </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Which is the most common Hepatitis type? </li></ul><ul><li>Do they test the vaccine on animals? </li></ul><ul><li>If so, is there another way to test the vaccine? </li></ul><ul><li>Can animals contract Hepatitis? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Hepatitis contagious? </li></ul><ul><li>How does Hepatitis enter the body? </li></ul><ul><li>How deadly is the Hepatitis virus? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it so difficult to make a Hepatitis C vaccine? </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Why aren’t there many Hepatitis commercials? </li></ul><ul><li>Why isn’t there advertisements for the Hepatitis vaccines? </li></ul><ul><li>Why doesn’t the government push for more media coverage on Hepatitis? </li></ul><ul><li>Why hasn’t school education push for Hepatitis education? </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>How many people die from Hepatitis? </li></ul><ul><li>Which type of Hepatitis virus is the most deadliest? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people get symptoms from the hepatitis vaccine? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people get symptoms from the hepatitis virus? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people die from Hepatitis C? </li></ul><ul><li>Which Hepatitis virus kills the most people? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the life expectancy of a Hepatitis patient? </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Can we visit a center that makes vaccines? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it possible to visit a center that specializes in STDS or Hepatitis? </li></ul><ul><li>Can we investigate more with MCHC on Hepatitis C and how we can cure it? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think will be the amount of people who are infected with the Hepatitis virus in the next five years? </li></ul>