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What are the symptoms of getting a viral hepatitis?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Varies

Ranges from none to fatigue, joint aches, rash, nausea, vomiting, fever, abdominal pain, weight loss, bleeding/bruising, altered mental status, yellow eyes, skin, dark urine, itching, distaste for meat, proteins, tobacco, etc.
Signs on exam can include jaundice, enlarged, tender liver, skin changes, abdominal fluid, altered neurological findings, abnormal lab tests, etc.

In brief: Varies

Ranges from none to fatigue, joint aches, rash, nausea, vomiting, fever, abdominal pain, weight loss, bleeding/bruising, altered mental status, yellow eyes, skin, dark urine, itching, distaste for meat, proteins, tobacco, etc.
Signs on exam can include jaundice, enlarged, tender liver, skin changes, abdominal fluid, altered neurological findings, abnormal lab tests, etc.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Henry Ng
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Jaundice, abd pain

Depends on the virus and if it is acute or chronic infection.
Common symptoms of acute hepatitis include a yellow color to the skin (jaundice) or eyes (icterus), abdominal pain, nausea, clay colored stools (acholic stools) and tea colored urine. Many people have no symptoms with hepatitis a. People with chronic infection may also be without symptoms. Talk to your provider about your symptoms.

In brief: Jaundice, abd pain

Depends on the virus and if it is acute or chronic infection.
Common symptoms of acute hepatitis include a yellow color to the skin (jaundice) or eyes (icterus), abdominal pain, nausea, clay colored stools (acholic stools) and tea colored urine. Many people have no symptoms with hepatitis a. People with chronic infection may also be without symptoms. Talk to your provider about your symptoms.
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