What should I know about the hepatitis A vaccine before receiving it?

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Before receiving the hepatitis A vaccine, discuss the possibility of an allergic reaction with your doctor. If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the vaccine, you should not receive it. People with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders should be aware that the vaccine may cause complications. If you have a fever or infection, you should wait until you feel better before taking the vaccine. You don't need to wait if you are suffering from a mild illness, however.

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