You can get tested for Hepatitis A, or get a vaccine to prevent Hepatitis A.
People who should get the Hepatitis A vaccine include:
- Children between 1 and 19 years of age
- People with chronic liver disease, including Hepatitis B or C
- People with HIV
- People who inject drugs
- Men who have sex with men
People who are traveling to a developing country. Vaccines for travel may not be offered at all facilities. You can get information for travel vaccines by phone.
If you get Hepatitis A, there is no specific treatment. Your body will heal itself within 6 months with no lasting damage. If you are experiencing symptoms, such as feeling tired, you should rest and avoid alcohol.
Learn more about Hepatitis A.