What are the symptoms of hepatitis A?

Most people do not have any symptoms of hepatitis A. If symptoms of hepatitis A occur, they include feeling tired muscle soreness upset stomach fever loss of appetite stomach pain diarrhea dark-yellow urine light-colored stools yellowish eyes and skin, called

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How could I get hepatitis A?

You could get hepatitis A through contact with an infected person’s stool. This contact could occur by eating food made by an infected person who didn’t wash his or her hands after using the bathroom drinking untreated water or eating

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Who gets hepatitis A?

Anyone can get hepatitis A, but those more likely to are people who travel to developing countries live with someone who currently has an active hepatitis A infection use illegal drugs, including noninjection drugs have unprotected sex with an infected

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What is hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A is a virus, or infection. It causes liver disease and inflammation of the liver. Viruses can cause sickness. For example, the flu is caused by a virus. People can pass viruses to each other. Inflammation is swelling.It occurs when

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Hepatitis A facts

*Hepatitis A facts medical author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD Hepatitis A is an inflammatory disease of the liver caused by a virus. The liver stores nutrients and vitamins, helps digest foods, helps prevent infections, and helps remove harmful substances

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