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Hepatitis A and Typhoid

Hepatitis A and Typhoid combined vaccine.

Hepatitis A

What?

Hepatitis A is a virus that affects the liver.

How it is caught?

Contaminated food and water or direct contact with an infected individual.

What does it do?

Hepatitis A causes tiredness, loss of appetite, nausea and fever, then jaundice (yellow skin).

Can it be treated

No.

Where is it?

Hepatitis A is found across the globe, particularly in areas of poor sanitation.

How is it prevented?

Vaccine and good hygiene.

Typhoid

What is it?

Typhoid and paratyphoid are diseases caused by the bacteria Salmonella Typhi and Paratyphi.

How it is caught?

Ingestion of contaminated food or water, particularly shellfish and poorly cooked vegetables.

What does it do?

Typhoid causes a mild fever, headache, muscle pains, tiredness and nausea. In severe cases it causes a rash, abdominal pain, internal bleeding and seizures.

Can it be treated?

Yes – with antibiotics.

Where is it found?

Typhoid and paratyphoid is found across the globe, particularly in areas of poor sanitation.

How is it prevented?

Vaccine and good hygiene.

A single injection last approximately 3 years.

Duration
Hepatitis A lasts between 1-5 years. A booster provides 25-years cover Typhoid lasts for three years

This
will cost from

£75

Appointments: 01392 430590

THIS VACCINE CAN BE OBTAINED FREE OF CHARGE FROM YOUR GP SURGERY
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