If you suspect to be infected with hepatitis or just got used to be attentive to their health and watch for any changes in health that can talk about the disease. Basically the symptoms of hepatitis are the result of impaired activity of the liver. So, check if you have excessive weakness and fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, heaviness or discomfort in the right part of the abdomen, darkening of urine, jaundice (change of skin color, language, whites of the eyes). All these signs are listed here in their order of appearance. In the acute form of hepatitis the jaundice is last. However, note that although the jaundice and is considered a sure sign of hepatitis, it can cause other reasons.
Remember that in the chronic form of hepatitis, all these symptoms can be mild and even absent in for an extended period. This chronic hepatitis is not less dangerous, and owing to a lack of symptoms can be detected even when the consequences become irreversible. Therefore, special attention to even the weakest manifestations of the following symptoms, especially prolonged weakness and fatigue, asthenic syndrome. Additionally, you may change the sleep cycle: you receive sleepy in the day that follows a night of insomnia. It may also be lack of appetite, nausea, bloating.
If you experience these symptoms, you must consult a doctor. He will prescribe you the tests needed for accurate diagnosis, which include a test for antibodies and genetic analysis of blood. The second way is more exact but also more expensive. In addition, the doctor may prescribe additional tests, for example, liver ultrasound or biopsy.