Currently, there are no medications to cure the hepatitis A virus. Typically when you contract the virus, symptoms will last 2-6 months. These symptoms can feel like the flu, and doctors may even prescribe medications to treat these flu-like symptoms. Getting vaccinated with the hepatitis A vaccine can create antibodies in your immune system, protecting you from contracting hepatitis A if given prior to coming in contact with the virus.
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Abstaining from alcohol and consulting your doctor before taking certain medications that can affect the liver are ways that you can help prevent liver damage. Hepatitis A is a liver disease and although it is easily manageable, long- term infections can cause liver damage or even death.
Medically Reviewed by J. Frank Martin JR., MD on Jun 18, 2019
Written by Nick Corlis on Jun 5, 2017