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Forum Name: Liver Diseases

Question: What causes Jaundice & Fatigue, etc but not Hep ABC or HIV

 cyotic - Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:16 pm


I've been tested for Hep A,B,C & Hiv, Hep B was positive for Antibodies but i believe i was vaccinated against it (well i know i got the first 2 shots, the 3rd i can't remember, i was like 9) Everything else was neg. I have yellow eyes, moderate to severe itching that wont quit, lack of appetite, every once in a while I feel like i cant catch my breath for a few seconds (may or may not be related).

Thank you all ^_^
 S.WILLIAMS,RN - Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:58 pm

The may be an obstruction in your biliary tract (the ducts throughout your liver and gallbladder) that is causing the jaundice and itching. Your profile doesn't give any information on you such as age, medical history, surgical, Alcohol use etc.
Since you have been tested for Hepatiits I assume you are seeing a doctor presentlly. Any disease process in the liver causes these symptoms you describe.There are autoimmune diseases, primary sclerosing cholangitis, cirrhosis.
You need to see a gastroenterologist and have them properly evaluate you.
Hope this helps.


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