Preventive Measures For Hepatitis A This Monsoon

It is said that with something good tags along a little bad as well, similar is the case with monsoon, while it is a relief to so many out there, it is also a major threat to those who do not have access to a proper shelter, drinking water and clothes that can protect.

It should also be noted that the threat is not just to those who do not have access to the above mentioned but to those as well, who need to be on the go constantly for work, or are active consumers of food which is not cooked at home.

With the change in weather comes a lot of diseases, one of which is hepatitis. Let us understand what it is and how does it affect you most in monsoons.

Hepatitis A Virus

What is Hepatitis A?

Hepatitis is the inflammation of your liver due to a virus, the disease is divided on the basis of the causes of the inflammation. Hepatitis A is a virus called HAV- Hepatitis A Virus. This virus causes infection that is transmitted by consuming food or water contaminated by feces from a person infected with hepatitis A. it is also communicated if you eat fruits, vegetables, or other foods that were contaminated during handling.

Causes of Hepatitis A

What are the symptoms of Hepatitis A?

  • Jaundice
  • Pain in abdomen
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue

How can Hepatitis A be prevented?

  • Vaccination is the best prevention of Hepatitis A.
  • Avoid consuming food and water from any place unsafe and unhygienic.
  • Do not forget to wash your hands before having food.
  • Keep your body well hydrated.
  • Do not go to places that are crowded or unhygienic.
  • Visit the doctor immediately if you see signs of Hepatitis A.

Medisys hospital is monsoon ready this season, for any eventuality, you can bank on us for your treatment and vaccination, if ever need be. We will be very happy to help. Patient care is why we exist and it is our priority. Our doctors are efficient and experienced in treating all kinds of disease.

We wish for you to have a healthy and pleasant monsoon.

About the Hospital

Medisys Hospitals is a growing super specialty hospital in Hyderabad that represents the vision and mission of a group of highly qualified and experienced veteran medical professionals. Started in June 2016, it is a 200-bedded hospital with all medical and surgical specialities available. We rely on our in-house state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities to provide high level care for our patients.