Is there a difference between jaundice and liver inflammation?

Yes. Jaundice is yellowish coloration of the eyes and skin, due to excess bilirubin in blood. This can occur without liver inlammation, e.G, bile duct obstruction. Inflammation of the liver usually causes jaundice but can exist without causing jaundice.

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Liver inflammation with partying after jaundice from hep a gone?

Alcoholic hepatitis. Even though the jaundice was gone your liver may not have recovered completely from hep a, and adding the insult of alcohol could have caused inflammation. If you abstain, you should recover. Do not take tylenol (acetaminophen) either. It would be a good idea for you to abstain from alcohol. Read more...