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25 Jul 2008

hep A &amp  alcohol
how long must one wait before you start consuming alcohol again and what is the safest to drink other than the obvious low alc content drinks. i was not a big drinker before more a regular glass or two of wine
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01 Jan 0001


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It can take up to a year for the liver to recover from Hepatitis A but generally, you should refrain from consuming alcohol for the rest of your life.

Kind regards

Dr Anrich Burger
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