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Are jaundice and hepatitis the same?

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In brief: Not exactly.

Jaundice is yellow skin from build-up of bilirubin; it has many causes, one of which is hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver.

In brief: Not exactly.

Jaundice is yellow skin from build-up of bilirubin; it has many causes, one of which is hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Susanne Gee
Dermatology

In brief: No

Jaundice describes a yellow color of the skin which is often a symptom of liver damage.
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver.

In brief: No

Jaundice describes a yellow color of the skin which is often a symptom of liver damage.
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver.
Dr. Susanne Gee
Dr. Susanne Gee
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