This form of hepatitis is considered the most gentle on the liver. The body's immune system is able to cope with the disease yourself. A patient with hepatitis a should be isolated from surrounding people, so as to 4 weeks from the onset of the disease it is a source of infection for others.
Basic principles of treatment consist in supportive therapy, diet, vitamins required for quick recovery of the body after illness.
Symptomatic treatment is the procedure of detoxification of the liver by infusion of special solutions. In addition, for the treatment used hepatoprotectors – drugs that protect the liver cells.
Diet with Botkin's disease should be complete and nutritious. Exclude from the diet fried dishes, pork, lamb, meats, spices, chocolate. Prohibited alcohol and carbonated drinks. Dairy products, cereal with milk, boiled vegetables, lean meat and fish, fruit juices up to 3 liters per day, honey – based diet with jaundice. You should eat often (5-6 times a day), but gradually, to the amount of consumed food at one time was not more than 200 grams. Follow this diet have at least 2.5 months, and the complications associated with other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, this diet should be followed over the years.
After discharge from the hospital is recommended to undergo repair damaged liver cells medicinal plants hepaprotective. These include: milk Thistle, flax seed, artichoke, St. John's wort, licorice, oats, comfrey, Angelica, etc.
It is useful to take baths with decoctions of medicinal plants, which, penetrating through the skin, actively capture and excrete toxic substances, heavy metals, radioactive substances, tissue breakdown products that the liver cells are very difficult to handle after the disease. Use decoctions of mint, sage, coniferous concentrate, birch, horsetail and Valerian.
It is also useful in the summer to prepare juices of medicinal plants such as plantain, dandelion, burdock, milk Thistle. As preservative use only honey in diseases of the liver alcohol as the preservative. Juice of the plant mixed with honey in proportion 1:1, can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a year without losing medicinal properties, being celebracin means after undergoing Botkin's disease.
People suffer from jaundice, becomes immune to it. It can also be acquired through vaccination, after which immunity to disease is produced in 5-8 years.
Prevention of hepatitis A is important. It is necessary to wash hands thoroughly with soap and water before eating, under running water to rinse vegetables and fruits; eat products which have undergone sufficient heat treatment. You should drink water from trusted sources, and only boiled at the slightest doubt of its purity and quality.