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Signs of Viral Hepatitis

Symptoms of Viral Hepatitis

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Viral Hepatitis may include:

Note that Viral Hepatitis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Viral Hepatitis signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Viral Hepatitis:

Viral Hepatitis A to E and Beyond: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Symptoms include

  • jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes)
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • vomiting.
However, some people do not have symptoms until the disease is advanced. (Source: excerpt from Viral Hepatitis A to E and Beyond: NIDDK)

Hepatitis: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Many people infected with viral hepatitis have no symptoms. For example, about one-third of people infected with HBV have a completely "silent" disease. When symptoms are present, they may be mild or severe. The most common early symptoms are mild fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Later symptoms may include dark and foamy urine and pale feces; abdominal pain; and yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice). (Source: excerpt from Hepatitis: NWHIC)

More Symptoms of Viral Hepatitis:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Viral Hepatitis article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

These general reference articles may be related to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

What are the signs of Viral Hepatitis?

The phrase "signs of Viral Hepatitis" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Viral Hepatitis that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Viral Hepatitis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Viral Hepatitis.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Viral Hepatitis. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Viral Hepatitis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Viral Hepatitis signs or Viral Hepatitis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Viral Hepatitis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Viral Hepatitis symptoms.


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