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Viral hepatitis (A, B & C)

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, and it can be caused by a virus or other non-viral causes.  The main difference between the viruses is how they are spread and the effects they have on your health.

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Prevention

There are safe and effective vaccines that protect you from getting hepatitis A and B.  While there is no vaccine for hep C, by being ‘blood aware’ you can reduce your overall chance of being exposed to the virus.

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Living with Hepatitis

People with chronic hepatitis can do a number of things to stay healthy including limiting/avoiding alcohol, reducing stress, not smoking, getting regular exercise and eating a healthy diet.

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Treatment

Effective treatment is available for both chronic hepatitis B and C.  Before you can see a liver specialist to talk about going on treatment, you need to get a referral from your GP first.

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This video can also be viewed on our Facebook page, and our YouTube channel.

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Dancing in the Rain

 

 

Dancing in the Rain is a short film, which follows TK and his family as he learns about hepatitis B after the death of his mother.

This film explores these serious health issues in a lighthearted way that we hope engages the audience and raises awareness of hepatitis B within Queensland communities.

This video can also be viewed on our Facebook page, and our YouTube channel.

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