A 31-year-old male asked:
At the start of this year my brother who is 32, had the viral hepatitis-a virus but it was gone from his body within 2 months and he is doing well since then. my question is, will his liver repair itself on it's own with proper diet and rest?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Yes, If it was hepatitis A the risk of residual damage to liver is minimal. He should not take alcohol and keep a healthy weight to avoid problems with liver health. Wish you and your brother good health!
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