Hepatitis A is a form of a contagious infection which also happens to be viral in nature and is commonly spread by the Hepatitis A virus. This disease affects the liver in a direct manner and it also causes the liver to malfunction and brings about internal swelling. The symptoms include: fatigue, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or discomfort, clay-colored bowel movements, loss of appetite, low-grade fever and such others. These symptoms usually begin to appear after a week and not immediately once you are affected by this virus.
HOW IS HEPATITIS A DIAGNOSED?
The incubation period of hepatitis A is usually 14 to 28 days.