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Corona (COVID-19)

As general practitioners, we are here for you during this difficult time. We test, vaccinate and look after your long-term health in relation to Corona.

Important: Please let us know on the phone or when booking online if you are showing symptoms. In this case, we do not ask you to come directly to the practice - we will contact you after booking the appointment with further information.

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As general practitioners, we see ourselves as long-term companions in dealing with chronic diseases. In combination with disease management programs (DMP), we will find the best therapy and solution approach for you.

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Prevention is the best medicine. We support you in avoiding the occurrence of future illnesses or in detecting and treating them as early as possible. This way you can assess where you stand in terms of health.

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Do you need a medical certificate? We can provide you with medical certificates for the following occasions:

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You don't always have to be sick to see your doctor - quite the opposite! In addition to treating acute symptoms, we offer a wide range of additional services to ensure that you feel healthy and well in the long term.  

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Other symptoms

Not all complaints are directly attributable to an underlying disease. We follow a holistic medical approach and take care that we find the best solution for your health complaints together.

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Vaccinations & travel medicine

Hepatitis A vaccination

Hepatitis A vaccination

What is hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A is an inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus. This often manifests itself in unspecific general symptoms or with gastrointestinal complaints and jaundice. In rare cases, severe courses or death occur in people over 40 years of age; chronic courses do not occur.
Hepatitis A is transmitted by contact or smear infection from person to person (faecal-oral) or by eating contaminated food such as lettuce fertilised with faeces, mussels from contaminated sea areas or through contaminated drinking water. Hepatitis A occurs worldwide, but especially in places with poor sanitation and inadequate drinking water controls.

Who should be vaccinated?

If you are planning a trip to southern and eastern European countries or to Africa, Asia, South and Central America, you should get vaccinated. The risk of infection in these countries is 1:500 per month of stay - regardless of travel style.

How and when is the vaccination carried out and what must be observed?

The hepatitis A vaccine is an inactivated vaccine and is often administered in combination with hepatitis B or typhoid.
Basic immunisation is given by two doses at least 6 months apart. Protection lasts for at least 10 years, probably more than 25 years.
In general, the vaccination is very well tolerated. However, 10% of those vaccinated experience short-term disturbances in their general condition, such as headaches or fatigue.

What should I do?

To find out which vaccinations are appropriate for your planned trip, simply make an appointment for a travel medicine consultation at one of our Avi Medical practices and talk to our medical team. They'll tell you what to look out for to ensure you're safe and relaxed on your next trip.

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