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Signs and Symptoms Of Hepatitis A

Symptoms Of hepatitis A it has an average incubation period of 28 days, but a  symptom can appear anywhere from 15-50 after the hepatitis A virus enters the body.

70 percent of children under 6 years of age who are infected with the hepatitis A virus will be asymptomatic. If signs and symptoms appear, the illness will usually last less than two months.

What are the symptoms of hepatitis A?

  • abdominal pain
  • anorexia
  • dark urine
  • diarrhea
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • jaundice
  • loss of appetite
  • malaise
  • nausea

Approximately one person in ten who is infected with this virus will have symptoms over a six-to-nine month period. The symptoms will sometimes come and go, or relapse.

Who is likely to get hepatitis A?

Anyone who has household contact with somebody who has hepatitis A.

Anyone who uses illegal drugs that are administered by in injection. Needles used by persons infected with the hepatitis A virus are especially dangerous.

Persons, especially children, living in regions where hepatitis A is prevalent or an outbreak is in progress.

 

Signs and Symptoms Of Hepatitis A will appear in adults more often than children.

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