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Why does hepatitis a turn my eyes and skin yellow?

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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Bilirubin

Is a yellow chemical that gets cleared by the liver. Levels get high in hepatitis.

In brief: Bilirubin

Is a yellow chemical that gets cleared by the liver. Levels get high in hepatitis.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Backflow of bile ...

Hepatitis, an inflammation of liver, produces sluggish bile flow resulting in backflow of bile pigment (bilirubin) into blood stream. Patients' skin often look light greenish-yellow.

In brief: Backflow of bile ...

Hepatitis, an inflammation of liver, produces sluggish bile flow resulting in backflow of bile pigment (bilirubin) into blood stream. Patients' skin often look light greenish-yellow.
Dr. Jay Park
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