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A 34-year-old member asked:

My hepatitis a igm antibody value has gone down, so that means the virus is going away?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Yes: Hepatitis a always goes away on its own; there is no chronic form. Therefore, it's not nessary to follow the antibody titer. What matters is whether your jaundice is resolving and you're feeling better.

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Last updated Jun 20, 2012

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