Prevention

The virus that causes hepatitis is often easy to spread, but there are many things you can and should do to prevent it.

  • Staying Clean and exercising good personal cleaning habits will reduce Hep A
  • Boil water if you aren’t sure about the sanitary conditions
  • Cook all food well and peel all fruit
  • Never share razors, scissors, nail files, toothbrushes and especially needles
  • Choose tattoo and piercing parlors very carefully, ask about their sanitation procedures.
  • Practice safe sex at all times, in particular for anal sex, rough sex and multiple partners