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When a person recovers from Hepatitis A, is the virus truly 100% gone from their system? Or is it just suppressed and can reactivate like Hep B and C?

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Dr. Alan Steinbach
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

Hi Jerry67 Interesting question.
So I rechecked, and was not able to find a single case of re-activation of Hep A.

In brief: No

Hi Jerry67 Interesting question.
So I rechecked, and was not able to find a single case of re-activation of Hep A.
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Dr. Alan Steinbach
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: 100% gone

The only things the Hepatitis A virus has in common with the Hep B & C viruses are that it primarily infects the liver. Symptoms can range from mild to quite severe (it can even rarely be fatal) but once you recover it is fully out of your system and, fortunately, you can not get it again.

In brief: 100% gone

The only things the Hepatitis A virus has in common with the Hep B & C viruses are that it primarily infects the liver. Symptoms can range from mild to quite severe (it can even rarely be fatal) but once you recover it is fully out of your system and, fortunately, you can not get it again.
Dr. Randy Baker
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