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Are there any long-term effects of hepatitis A?

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Usually the virus doesn't cause any long-term problems or complications. But a few people with hepatitis A will have symptoms that last a long time or come back over a 6- to 9-month period. It's rare, but some people may get liver failure or need a transplant.

From: Hepatitis A (Hep A) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on December 10, 2019

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on December 10, 2019

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