Hepatitis A

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What is Hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A (formerly known as infectious hepatitis) is an acute infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV), which is most commonly transmitted by the fecal-oral route via contaminated food or drinking water.

What is it like to have Hepatitis A?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Oxycodone-Acetaminophen, Fentanyl Transdermal Patch

What do patients take to treat Hepatitis A and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

These charts show data from Hepatitis A patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hepatitis A on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 24 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 5 say Hepatitis A is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 3
40s 3
50s 4
60s 2
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

53% Females
47% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Hepatitis A patients who have completed their condition history
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