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can i catch jaundice from someone else?

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Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
It is a symptom: If you catch a disease that affects the liver such as hepatitis which induces jaundice then yes. But the yellowish color is a sign of another underlying problem.
Answered on Jul 30, 2018
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: You can catch hepatitis from somebody else. Hepatitis can lead to jaundice, but you can't directly catch jaundice from somebody else.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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