When: Monday, November 5, 2018 from 9:00am – 12:00pm
Where: SAY Detroit Clinic, 211 Glendale Ave, Highland Park MI
What is hepatitis A?
Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease caused by a virus. The virus is found in the feces of infected people. If a person has an infection with the hepatitis A virus, it can easily spread person-to-person and cause liver disease lasting a few weeks to a serious illness lasting many months. In some cases, people can die because of hepatitis A.
What are the symptoms?
-nausea and vomiting
-loss of appetite
-jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)
-dark urine, pale stools, and diarrhea
You are more likely to be infected with the virus if you:
-have chronic liver disease
-use illegal drugs
-have sex with an infected person
-touch objects or eat food that someone with hepatitis A infection handled