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Help! what is acute hepatitis?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Acute infection/live: Acute hepatis is the term used for acute infection of the liver with symtoms of nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, yellow skin and eyes, dark yellow urine and elevated liver enzymes in blood.Most commonly caused by hepatitis a virus, but can be caused hep b, hep c and hep e, adeno virus, eb virus, cytomegalo virus and several other viruses and rarely by bacteria, protozoa, parasites, fungi. Needs to be treated.

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