In most cases, the virus goes away on its own, but in the course of treatment using medicines. Home treatment can relieve symptoms and prevent the spread of hepatitis A.
- Reduce Activity
Limit your activity to a level that will meet your reserve of energy. Do not lie in bed, as this can slow down the healing process. Do not work or study, as long as the load does not meet your forces. Until full recovery, avoid heavy loads. If you feel better, return to usual activities gradually. If you go back to the old rhythm of life too early, it may aggravate the disease.
- Eat right
Even if you have no appetite, it's important to eat right. Replace the three-volume eating small but frequent. In most cases, nausea and loss of appetite do not bother to evening. Try to eat more in the morning and late at night less.For people who suffer from hepatitis, doctors used to recommend high-calorie, high-protein diet. But to date, it is not considered useful, such food can be hard if you experience nausea. Try to balance the diet and avoid foods that you like.
- Avoid dehydration
At the time of disease for hepatitis A is very important to conserve water balance, especially with vomiting. Drink lots of water. A good option as are fruit juices and broths, as they added calories, of course, if the body can endure them. Many sports drinks are available in the store, can refill the necessary electrolytes that are lost by vomiting.
- Avoid alcohol and drugs
Hepatitis А virus reduces the possibility of the liver breaks down some medications and alcohol. If you take drugs (legal and illegal) or alcohol at the time of hepatitis, their side effects may be more intense and occur over a longer period. In addition, alcohol and some medications can aggravate liver damage.The physician should be aware that all medicines you are taking, are made from natural raw materials. Do not use any medicine without doctor's consent. Discuss with your doctor when you can drink alcohol in moderation.
- Try to control itching
In some cases people suffering from hepatitis, itchy skin. To control it, you can apply the medication sold without a prescription, such as Benadryl or Chlor-trimenol. Use this product according to instructions and discontinue their use in the event of side effects. Before using any medication, consult your doctor.Symptoms of hepatitis A begin to take place in two weeks, but the man is a messenger of infection to full recovery, as the entire period of the disease is a virus in the stool.
- Prevent infection with hepatitis A virus after contact with him