Hepatitis A (cont.)
Hepatitis A Medical Treatment
- If a person becomes dehydrated, the doctor may prescribe IV fluids.
- If a patient is experiencing significant nausea and vomiting, they will receive medicines to control these symptoms.
- People whose symptoms are well controlled can be cared for at home.
- If dehydration or other symptoms are severe, or if the patient is extremely confused or difficult to arouse, they will most likely be hospitalized.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/17/2015
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