Hepatitis A Vaccine Information
Hepatitis A is a liver infection caused by a virus that’s spread in the poo of an infected person. It can cause problems such as; jaundice, nausea, fever and fatigue.
Hepatitis A countries at riskHepatitis A is most common in parts of the world where standards of sanitation and food hygiene are generally poor, such as parts of Africa, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and Central and South America.
Signs and SymptomsSymptoms of Hepatitis A can last for anything between a few weeks to several months. Sufferers can experience the following common symptoms:
- Jaundice which is when the skin and eyes turn yellow
- Fatigue and nausea
- Fever, aches and pains and potentially mild vomiting
- Diarrhoea and abdominal pain
- An aching liver which will be noticeable around the upper right part of your stomach just below your ribs.