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Hepatitis A

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.

Type
Single injection
Duration
A single vaccine will provide between 1-5 years coverA second vaccine will boost that cover to at least 25 yearsNB – It does not matter if the gap is more than 5 years between jabs

This Single injection
will cost from

£40

Appointments: 01392 430590

CAN BE OBTAINED FOR FREE FROM GP
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