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3. When to See a Doctor

A person experiencing multiple symptoms of hepatitis A that do not resolve in a few days should visit a doctor. Likewise, people who believe they may have been exposed to the virus should seek medical evaluation even if they have not had symptoms. Receiving the antibody immunoglobulin within two weeks of exposure may help prevent the development and spread of the infection, although this treatment is rare.

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