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Life Insurance

Life Insurance for people who have had hepatitis A may be available at normal terms if you are completely clear from the virus and have no resultant liver damage. If you still have hepatitis A and /or are receiving treatment for the condition then the insurer you approach may choose to offer you Life Insurance at non-standard terms. This would involve an increase to the policy premium.

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Critical Illness Cover

For those who have recovered fully from having hepatitis A with no associated liver damage, it is possible to secure Critical Illness Cover at normal terms.

For those who still have hepatitis A, Critical Illness Cover will need to be arranged with a specialist insurer.

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Income Protection

Income Protection for those who have had hepatitis A may be available at normal terms if there has been no liver damage and the individual is fully recovered from the condition and any linked treatment.

If you actively have hepatitis A then you may be able to arrange a short-term Income Protection plan with some insurers with an exclusion for any claim relating to the condition.

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Possible Effects on Lifestyle

Some potential problems experienced by individuals who have had hepatitis A include:

  • A prolonged diagnosis (approximately 6 months)

Medications and Treatments

  • Antihistamine
  • Ibuprofen
  • Liver transplant
  • Paracetemol

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Summary definition

Hepatitis A is caused by a virus that is typically contracted by eating or drinking contaminated food or water. Hepatitis A can be highly contagious and it is important to practice good hygiene routines at all times.

Other Services Available

You can apply for any of the following services through ourselves

* Please note that accident and sickness cover will likely exclude pre-existing health conditions.
** These services are placed with our selected partners.

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