- There is no specific treatment. Patient requires only supportive and symptomatic management.
- Ensure nutritious diet containing carbohydrates and adequate rest. However, strict bed rest is not required unless patient is acutely ill.
|Type of Virus
|Hepatitis A virus (HAV)
|Hepatitis A vaccine is the best protection. Short–term protection against hepatitis A is available from immune globulin. It can be given before and within two weeks after coming in contact with HAV.
|Hepatitis E virus (HEV)
|Treatment is supportive.