News  |  Journals  |  Conferences  |  Blogs  |  Articles  |  Forums  |  Twitter   
 

 Headlines:

 
 

Doctors Lounge - Gastroenterology Answers

"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."

Back to Gastroenterology Answers List

Forum Name: Liver Diseases

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


 cyotic - Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:16 pm

Hello,

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.
Peace,

|

Check a doctor's response to similar questions

 

advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)
 

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application

 
     

 advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)

 

 

Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us

 
Copyright © 2001-2010
Doctors Lounge.
All rights reserved.

Medical Reference:
Diseases | Symptoms
Drugs | Labs | Procedures
Software | Tutorials

Advertising
Links | Humor
Forum Archive
CME Articles

Privacy Statement
Terms & Conditions
Editorial Board
About us | Email

We subscribe to the HONcode principles of the HON Foundation. Click to verify.We subscribe to the HONcode principles.
Verify here