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Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more


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Can yellow eyes and skin be a symptom of alcoholic hepatitis?

Yes: If the white areas of the eyes are yellow or the skin is yellow, you need to urgently see a gastroenterologist. You may have hepatitis, alcoholic or otherwise, or something even worse. ...Read more

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Yellow tint under eyes, is it from hepatitis?

Yellow tint under eyes, is it from hepatitis?

May be: Liver disease is one of the causes of yellowish white part of the eye. Another cause is benign mild hereditary anemia. See your internist or family dr. ...Read more

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I am 34 years old and I have a yellow eyes for 20 years. No hepatitis. What is it?

I am 34 years old and I have a yellow eyes for 20 years. No hepatitis. What is it?

Pinguecula: Yellowish deposits that grow on the white of the eye. Very common- worse among those whose ancestry is close to equator. If you are really miserable, you can have them excised. ...Read more

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I have hepatitis b, will my yellow eyes go off?

I have hepatitis b, will my yellow eyes go off?

Acute infection?: If you have recent infection with hepatitis b and your liver is still working ok, then the yellow eyes will go away. People who turn yellow are more likely to have their immune system control hepatitis b so you should definitely have follow up of your labs. People who have severe liver damage from long-standing hepatitis b infection have yellow eyes because of chronic liver damage. ...Read more

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Yellow in the white of the eyes and dark urine. Is this jaundice or hepatitis?

Yellow in the white of the eyes and dark urine. Is this jaundice or hepatitis?

YES: The symptoms you describe are consistant with a liver disease such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, biliary obstruction or cholangitis. Stop drinking alcohol and see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Hepatitis A (Definition)

It is a viral infection of your liver usually food born that will resolve over time with ...Read more