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Gastroenterology


Answer 5
  1. Observation with fetal monitoring. Hepatitis A, unless fulminant, is often well tolerated during pregnancy, and most patients can be followed carefully with maternal and fetal monitoring as the illness resolves on its own. Hepatitis A vaccine would not be helpful here because she has already contracted hepatitis A. HBIG and pegylated interferon with ribavirin are treatments for hepatitis B and C, respectively. Likewise, lamivudine is a treatment for hepatitis B.

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