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  • 1. Hepatitis
  • 2. Detection and types• Can be detected as inflammation of the liver and characterized by the presence of inflammatory cells in the tissue of the organ.• The types are A and C that have differences in their symptoms and effects.• Acute viral hepatitis is more likely to be asymptomatic in younger people. Symptomatic individuals may present after convalescent stage of 7 to 10 days, with the total illness lasting 2 to 6 weeks.
  • 3. Starts• Presents flu-like symptoms, common to almost all acute viral infections and may include muscle and joint aches, fever, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and headache. More specific symptoms, which can be present in acute hepatitis from any cause, are: profound loss of appetite, aversion to smoking among smokers, dark urine, yellowing of the eyes and skin and abdominal discomfort.
  • 4. Effects• In acute hepatitis the lesions predominantly contain diffuse sinusoidal and portal mononuclear infiltrates and swollen hepatocytes. Acidophilic cells are common. Hepatocyte regeneration and cholestasis typically are present. Bridging hepatic necrosis may also occur.• There may be some lobular disarray. Although aggregates of lymphocytes in portal zones may occur these are usually neither common nor prominent. The normal architecture is preserved. There is no evidence of fibrosisor cirrhosis may be seen.
  • 5. Solutions• Antibiotic• Vaccines• Herbal teas• Citric acid• Neutralizing liquids• Ointments
  • 6. Medical proccedures.• First, they have to identify the kind of hepatitis• Then look for the chemical problem• Find a way to restore the defenses form that organ and the antibiotic that best fits the problem.• Give the prescription of a tratment that can last from 2 weeks or more depending on the body ant the reactions.