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Mar 6, 2013

is it safe on smoking while having hepatitis A

Response from Dr. Taylor

Hepatitis A is an infection that goes away on its own, without any medications. I am not aware of evidence demonstrating that smoking when one has an active hepatitis A infection poses additional risks.

In general though smoking is damaging for your overall health. It increases the risk of liver cancer for people with hepatitis B and/or C.

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