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Diseases » Hepatitis D » Glossary
 

Glossary for Hepatitis D

  • Abdominal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the abdominal region.
  • Abdominal pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen
  • Conditions involving a pathogen: Medical conditions involving some type of pathogen, such as a virus or bacteria.
  • Cytomegalovirus: A easily transmissible viral infection that is common but generally causes no symptoms except in infants and people with weakened immune systems.
  • Diarrhea: Loose or watery stool.
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Diseases contagious from blood: Diseases that can be contracted from blood
  • Diseases contagious from intravenous needles: Diseases that can be contracted from intravenous needles
  • Diseases contagious from sex: Diseases that can be contracted through sexual contact
  • Diseases contagious from vaginal sex: Diseases that can be contracted through the act of vaginal sex
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Fever: Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius
  • Flu-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to flu including fever
  • Hepatitis: Any type of liver inflammation or infection.
  • Hepatitis A: Contagious viral infection of the liver
  • Hepatitis B: Viral liver infection spread by sex or body fluids.
  • Hepatitis C: Viral liver infection spread by blood.
  • Hepatitis E: Viral liver infection.
  • Hepatitis X: Hepatitis infection by an unknown virus not classified as HepA/B/C/D/E.
  • Hepatocellular jaundice: A condition which is characterized by jaundice due to injury or damage to the hepatocellular cells of the liver
  • Jaundice: Bile or liver problem causing yellowness.
  • Liver conditions: Any condition that affects the liver
  • Liver failure: Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual.
  • Nausea: The queasy feeling of nausea and often also vomiting.
  • Poor appetite: Loss or reduction in appetite for food
  • Viral Hepatitis: hepatitis describes inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis may be caused by alcohol, drugs, autoimmune diseases, metabolic diseases, and viruses. Viral infection accounts for more than half the cases of acute hepatitis.
  • Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus
  • Vomiting: Vomiting or retching symptoms.

 

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