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is reduced appetite a symptom of hepatitis b

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Dr. Luis Fernando Mesta Carrillo
Specializes in Medicina Ocupacional
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
No: Jaundice can occur in acute hepatitis b or chronic hepatitis b infection but it is rare. Hepatitis b more commonly is a silent infection until compli ... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: Although jaundice can occur with hepatitis b, it is not common. Most of the time, hepatitis b is first diagnosed from abnormal liver function tests. ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Definitely of acute hepatitis b, and then only for chronic hepatitis b when it's quite advanced.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes no symptom: Hep b is a virus which can cause liver disease, including liver failure, but often shows no symptoms for years, even though it is doing damage. Sympt ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually, in pregnanc: It is picked up in routine labs as an exposure and the person may not even know. Acute hep b makes your skin and eyes yellow, causes some abdominal p ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic Hepatitis B: No symptoms necessarily associated. Perhaps fatigue and if progression to cirrhosis may result in easy bleeding, jaundice, abdominal distension.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Vary: Can present with fever, right upper abdominal pain, fatigue, nausea/vomiting, changes in color of skin, urine and stools, or sometimes nothing at all.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
None: Usually no symptoms. Rarely jaundice may occurs where the eyes turn yellow. Most cases are detected with simple bloodwork.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Get married: Anyone with hepatitis b infection should make sure that their partners and other people they live with get vaccinated for hepatitis b. That will help ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
There : There is no law that I am aware of where people are obligated to discuss disease status - even hiv. You can only catch hepatitis b from: - birth - ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No different: Not anything unique about hep b in pregnancy.

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