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Is jaundice a common symptom of hepatitis b?

Is jaundice a common symptom of hepatitis b?

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. You should consult with your doctor if you are concerned of hepatitis b. ...Read more

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Jaundice (Definition)

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


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Why is it that jaundice is a symptom of gallstones?

Why is it that jaundice is a symptom of gallstones?

Liver Blockage: On occasion, gallstones may exit the gallbladder and get stuck in the tube that connects the liver to the intestinal tract, called the bile duct. Obstruction of the bile duct may impair liver function, leading to jaundice and abnormal elevation of the liver enzymes. Stones in the bile duct can be much more serious than gallbladder stones and should be addressed urgently. ...Read more

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Is jaundice a common symptom of hepatitis c?

Is jaundice a common symptom of hepatitis c?

Yes: Jaundice is a common symptom of hepatitis, but does not occur in all cases. ...Read more

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Abdomen swelling and jaundice are these a symptom of cancer?

Abdomen swelling and jaundice are these a symptom of cancer?

Can be: More commonly these would be symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver. Primary or metastatic tumor in the liver can also produce these symptoms. ...Read more

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If stone in kidney and early stage jaundice about 2/3 times can make hair grow white? But now there is no any symptom of jaundice.

If stone in kidney and early stage jaundice about 2/3 times can make hair grow white? But now there is no any symptom of jaundice.

Mix: I don't see how kidney stone, jaundice and hair growing white are related. I think these are pieces of the different puzzles. ...Read more

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Why dose the jaundice consider to be a symptom for cretinism. If you may describe in details?

Why dose the jaundice consider to be a symptom for cretinism. If you may describe in details?

Cretinism: Cretinism is congenital hypothyroidism is associated with decreased muscle tone, enlarged tongue, mental retardation, jaundice and deaf mutism. The jaundice is likely due to a deficiency of the enE in the liver that converts bilirubin to a form that can be easily excreted. Newborns have mild deficiency in this hormone and on babies with cretinism the deficiency is worse and leads to jaundice. ...Read more

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My son has every sign and symptom of a liver problem but the jaundice is very hard to notice. Is that normal?

My son has every sign and symptom of a liver problem but the jaundice is very hard to notice. Is that normal?

? Gilbert Syndrome?: It is possible that he has the common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin, gilbert's syndrome, and is found in up to 5% of the population. The build-up of bilirubin can cause mild jaundice, but usually nothing else. Usually the liver can breakdown bilirubin quickly and u pee it out, but in this case it can't do it fast, thus a build up. But the level is usually harmless. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have some yellow skin around my mouth. Could this be a symptom of a bad liver?

I have some yellow skin around my mouth. Could this be a symptom of a bad liver?

Look at white of eye: More likely more info can be put with the around the mouth thing to help deride before you go spend money as the mouth would no be chosen alone to show signs. Greenish yellow tint to white if eyes, dark urine, clay colored stools. A lighting or discoloration around the mouth can commonly and normally be present after stenosis activity. If you have all signs see your doc especially GI probs there. ...Read more

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Can I gauge my liver status by symptom? 4 toenails have the vertical cracks and I get bouts of acute hepatitis (swelling), with minimal jaundice.

Can I gauge my liver status by symptom? 4 toenails have the vertical cracks and I get bouts of acute hepatitis (swelling), with minimal jaundice.

Liver: A much better solution is to see your internist frequently. By the time symptoms show in the nails, because of growth rates, changes could be advanced that needed to be addressed sooner rather than later ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of jaundice?

What are the symptoms of jaundice?

Yellow skin: After the newborn period, jaundice (a yellow tint to the skin and eyes) may indicate a problem with the liver or red blood cells. Jaundice in newborns is very common but may still need to be monitored. Most newborns have a blood test done at 24 hours old to assess their risk of jaundice. If you think your baby looks a little more yellow lately, check with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What are causes and symptoms of jaundice?

What are causes and symptoms of jaundice?

Yellow eyes: Jaundice is recognised by yellow eyes, pale stool and dsrk urine. Other symptoms may be related to the cause of jaundice. ...Read more

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What are the causes and symptoms of jaundice?

What are the causes and symptoms of jaundice?

One of the following: High bilirubin is what causes jaundice. Increased red cell destruction (from hemolytic anemia) makes you feel week and tired.
Liver disease like hepatitis or bile obstruction due to stone or tumor can cause jaundice. Most pateints with liver disease feel weak, have loss of appetite and nausea. Pain in the right side of the abdoemn is common in such patients painless jaundice can also occur sometime. ...Read more

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What symptoms can be associated with jaundice?

What symptoms can be associated with jaundice?

It depends: Jaundice is a symptom of liver disease or hemolysis. Depending on the cause of the jaundice (assuming it is liver disease), associated symptoms could include nausea, vomiting, upper abdominal pain, weight loss, fever, pale grey stools, dark urine, and diffuse itching. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of jaundice & diabetes?

What are the symptoms of jaundice & diabetes?

Various: Dm and jaundice are not necessarily related unless due to a lesion in the head of the pancreas that is causing obstruction. Jaundice is yellowing of the whites of the eyes and skin if more severe and diabetes sx included, increased thirst, urination, blurred vision, stomach pain, numbness/tingling, burning of the feet and hands if bad enough. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of jaundice in an infant?

They look yellow: Jaundiced babies take on a yellowish skin tone that can be evident in the white of their eyes. They will also have some looser stools & may not feed well. ...Read more

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Jaundice is one of the symptoms of galactosaemia but what happens in galactosaemia that actually causes it?

Jaundice is one of the symptoms of galactosaemia but what happens in galactosaemia that actually causes it?

Galactose liver toxi: Because in galactosemia there is bodys ability to metabolise galactose due to deficiency of liver enzymes needed for that. It causes accumulation of galactose in the body and it damages the liver and that is the cause of jaundice. If not corrected by lactose (breaks down in body into galactose&glucose) free diet.Lactose is the sugar in human and cows milk. So these babies are given soybean milk etc. ...Read more

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How long do jaundice symptoms generally last with hep b?

How long do jaundice symptoms generally last with hep b?

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

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Respected sirs what is white jaundice and it's symptoms? Plz give ur kind information sirs

Respected sirs what is white jaundice and it's symptoms? Plz give ur kind information sirs

Not a medical term: White jaundice is not a medial term. It has been used in some cultures to describe jaundice with white stools. This would be the case of complete obstructive jaundice where bilirubin secreted by the liver which turns stools brown is absent. ...Read more

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My newborn has mild case of jaundice it's starting to clear up. What are symptoms of jaundice and can she still have side effects how long doesitlast?

My newborn has mild case of jaundice it's starting to clear up. What are symptoms of jaundice and can she still have side effects how long doesitlast?

See below: A typical newborn born at full term develops a mild jaundice (yellow staining of skin and eyes) which peaks at 3rd day of life and fades away by 7th day. Mild jaundice of this type does not result in any harm. Should her jaundice takes a protracted course or gets worse in degree, underlying cause (s) should be sought. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Jaundice (Definition)

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


Dr. Anne Larson
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Yellow Skin (Definition)

Jaundice = yellowing of skin & eyes due ...Read more


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