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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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With thousands of high school students converging on schoolies celebrations throughout the state this week, the Hepatitis Council of Queensland is encouraging school leavers to think before getting a tattoo or piercing.
Health Promotion Officer for the Hepatitis Council of Queensland, Ms Emma Dalglish, said that schoolies who let their friends give them a tattoo or body piercing risked contracting a blood borne virus such as hepatitis C.

Read the Media Release.

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Health Promotion Officer for the Hepatitis Council of Queensland, Ms Emma Dalglish, said that schoolies who let their friends give them a tattoo or body piercing risked contracting a blood borne virus such as hepatitis C.

Read the Media Release.

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Read the Media Release.

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Read the Media Release.

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Schoolies Warned to Think Before They Ink

With thousands of high school students converging on schoolies celebrations throughout the state this week, the Hepatitis Council of Queensland is encouraging school leavers to think before getting a tattoo or piercing.
Health Promotion Officer for the Hepatitis Council of Queensland, Ms Emma Dalglish, said that schoolies who let their friends give them a tattoo or body piercing risked contracting a blood borne virus such as hepatitis C.

Read the Media Release.

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