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When should you see your doctor about hepatitis?

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Always check with your doctor if you have any of the signs of hepatitis. If you don't get treatment it can lead to cirrhosis, a serious scarring of your liver.

Also make an appointment if a friend or member of your family comes down with the disease. There's a risk you could get infected, too.

Be on the lookout for symptoms of hepatitis if you travel to a country where the disease is common.

SOURCES: American Academy of Family Physicians. Manual of Family Practice.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 22, 2017

SOURCES: American Academy of Family Physicians. Manual of Family Practice.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 22, 2017

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