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How Long Does Jaundice Associated With Hepatitis B Last
My sgot is 48 and sgpt is 56. What should I do. I don't have hepatitis b. Though I have suffered from jaundice twice in last eight years. ?
Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more
Yes: Both are symptoms of any disease affecting the liver. ...Read more
Only HepB jaundice: Hepatitis b vaccine will only prevent the jaundice caused by hepb virus infection (and hepa vaccine will likewise only prevent jaundice caused by hepa virus). Jaundice from other causes will not be prevented. Examples are newborn jaundice, hepatitis c, bile duct malformations, gallstones or gallbladder disease, alcoholic liver damage, other viral hepatitis, etc... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Hepatitis B treatable during pregnancy?
Does it go away on its own?
What is the difference between Hepatitis B and jaundice?
Treatable: Hepatitis B is treatable and can go away on it's own.However,it is serious,can be transmitted to the baby,and can cause liver damage and increase the risk of liver cancer.A gastroenterologist and a maternal fetal medicine specialist should be helping to manage the hepatitis and the pregnancy.Hepatitis is one of the causes of jaundice which is the yellow color to skin and eyes due to high bilirubin ...Read more
Variable: The length of jaundice in hepatitis B cases varies from case to case. Cases can be mild or severe and the degree of liver inflammation determines the severity and length of jaundice from days to weeks. Staining of the skin from jaundice can last longer than the actual liver inflammation. ...Read more
Can be lifetime : Most people clear HBV within several weeks but some never clear it especially if acquired neonatally. ...Read more