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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Make sure HCV is neg: If it was hepatitis a that cause a bump in your liver tests, five months is more than enough time to resolve the infection, leading to immunity. Howe ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
A virus: Hepatitis A is a virus that can infect the liver but does not stay around after the infection is cleared (meaning that patients don't become chronic c ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Time: Supportive care and time will cure Hepatitis A
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Fecal-oral route: Hepatitis a is transmitted through contaminated foods.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Can be: Hepatitis a can lead to hospitalization and, rarely, to death. However, most often it gets better 'by itself' with so-called supportive measures. Re ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alberto Sobrado
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Prevention with vac: It can be prevented with vaccines or if the disease is adquired then is supportive ( is like having a bad case of the flu).
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience in Family Medicine
Fecal-orally: Hepatitis a is spread fecal-orally. Therefore, it can be spread from poor sanitation where human fecal matter can contaminate the water supply used by ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not very: Hepatitis a is rarely dangerous. Almost everyone gets better. However, there are rare cases of severe, fulminant hepatitis a. The risk of severe di ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Bland: Most people will do best with a bland diet avoiding diary and large amounts of fat. Advancement can begin as soon as you begin to feel better.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
HEPATITIS A INFECTIO: Hep A infection is an acute infection of liver and can make you sick with following Yellow Urine Yellow Skin and Eyes(Jaundice) Nausea Vomiting Fever ... Read More

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