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Go out and see the world. Just protect yourself before you leave.

Summary: Go out and see the world.
Just protect yourself before you leave.
Help protect yourself against hepatitis A and
hepatitis B, two serious viral diseases you may
be at risk for when traveling outside the US.
You could be one of the millions
of international US travelers at risk for
hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B2-4
What are the symptoms of hepatitis A
and/or hepatitis B?
If you become infected with hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B,
you may experience the following symptoms:
Hepatitis A: fever, nausea, abdominal (belly)
discomfort, dark urine, and jaundice1
Hepatitis B: About 50% of adults who are infected
with hepatitis B have no symptoms; however, if
symptoms occur, they can include: nausea, vomiting,
pain on the right of belly, fever, headache, skin
rashes, arthritis, arthralgia (joint pain), and dark urine.
If left untreated, hepatitis B can also cause very


Source: Azevedo, Ricardo - Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston


Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology