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Hepatitis A

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What is Hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A (Hep A) is a liver infection caused by the hepatatis A virus. You can catch the illness by consuming contaminated food or drink. It can also be transmitted from touching your mouth after contacting infected poo. There is no specific treatment for Hep A.

How does the vaccination work?

The Hepatits A vaccine contains inactivated virus which prepares the body's immune system to fight the real infection. It is recommended to have two doses. The first dose will provide immunity within 2-4 weeks. This immunity lasts for at least a year. A booster is recommended within 6-12 months of the first dose. This second dose provides immunity up to 25 years.

Who should be vaccinated?

All people travelling to countries with a high risk of Hep A, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, close contacts of someone with hepatitis A, those who may be exposed to hepatitis A through their job.

How much does it cost?

£54 per dose

How it works


Book a free consultation


Discuss and agree to a suitable treatment plan


Book an adiminstration appointment

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