7 doctors weighed in:

Is hepatitis a prevalent in the us?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Hepatitis a is uncommon in the U.
S. Therefore the CDC recommends vaccination prior to going to countries like mexico or ethiopia where hepaitis a is common.

In brief: No

Hepatitis a is uncommon in the U.
S. Therefore the CDC recommends vaccination prior to going to countries like mexico or ethiopia where hepaitis a is common.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Thank
Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Much more common in developing nations though parts of the us do have a higher prevalence of this water/food borne illness.

In brief: No

Much more common in developing nations though parts of the us do have a higher prevalence of this water/food borne illness.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
Thank
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis a tends to prevalent in those states that border mexico due to the high incidence in that country.
Therefore, in the border states, it is recommended that children be immunized for hepatitis a.

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis a tends to prevalent in those states that border mexico due to the high incidence in that country.
Therefore, in the border states, it is recommended that children be immunized for hepatitis a.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
383K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors