People can get hepatitis in variety of ways. Some may decelop it from taking alcohol known as alcoholic hepatitis. Some people get infections usually viral and develop viral hepatitis namely hepatitis A, B, C, D, E. Hepatitis A and E can be acquired by infected food. Hepatitis B, C and E can be caused by transfuson of infected blood, sharing infected needles, or through sexual contact with infected person. Some medicines can also give hepatitis as their side effect.