Everything related to \r\nHepatitis D\r\nHepatitis viruses have several types. Today,\u00a0in\u00a0this article e will talk about hepatitis B\u00a0 in terms of causes of\u00a0HDV, diagnosis of \r\nHDV, prevention of HDV,\u00a0signs of HDV\u00a0and treat it.\r\nCauses of HDV \r\nHDV comes into contact with the blood of someone who's\u00a0HDV. HDV infests to people who have HBV. it has 2 cases for\r\nhappen: \r\n(Co-infection & Super-infection)\r\nthe signs & Symptoms of HDV\r\nStomach upset\r\njaundice\r\nThrowing up\r\nFatigue\r\nLight-colored stool\r\nNot feeling hungry\r\nJoint pain\r\nDark urine\r\nPain in your belly\r\nIn Case, If you have HBV, The HDV makes the symptoms worse.\r\nPrevention of HDV\r\nThere is no vaccine can prevent HDV.\r\nbut you must be avoided about getting HBV because HBV \r\nis caused HDV. Ask your doctor about how to get an HBV \r\nvaccine.\u00a0\r\nDon't contact with the blood of\u00a0someone with hepatitis.\r\nDiagnosis of HDV\r\nTo diagnosis, you must do a test because testing can \r\ndetermine the type of infection that a person has. because there \r\nare 2 types of infection a co-infection or a chronic super-infection, and \r\nthe 2 types is a different condition,\u00a0so it will give us a \r\ndifferent outcome.\r\nFirstly, for diagnosing a hepatitis D should do the HDV antibody total test.\r\nThe result will be positive for patients who have recovered\u00a0or currently infected with hepatitis D. \r\nIf HDV antibody total test results are\u00a0positive you must do after that HDV RNA test which called \r\nPCR\u00a0to confirm an active infection.\u00a0\r\nIf the result appears and it is negative, this refers to a current infection is unlikely.\r\nTypes of HDV tests which ordering:\r\n1-HDV Antibody Total\r\n2-HDV Antibody IgM\r\n3-HDV RNA\r\nIf the test result is positive for HDV .you should get a test for hepatitis C and HIV \r\nbecause there are similar ways of transmission.\r\nIf you test positive for HDV after that you should be tested for Hepatitis C and HIV\r\nbecause they have similar routes of\u00a0transmission.\r\nTreatment of HDV \r\nNo cure for HDV yet. in this case, The common drug is pegylated interferon.\r\nDoctor don't sure about the duration of treatment yet.\r\nThe doctor you must visit. If you have an HDV is works as a gastroenterologist.