Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver tissue. Some people or animals with hepatitis have no symptoms, whereas others develop yellow discoloration of the skin and whites of the eyes,... Wikipedia

  • Specialty:  Infectious disease, gastroenterology, hepatology
  • Symptoms:  Yellowish skin, poor appetite, abdominal pain
  • Duration:  Short term or long term
  • Causes:  Viruses, alcohol, toxins, autoimmune
  • Prevention:  Vaccination (for viral hepatitis), avoiding excessive alcohol
  • Treatment:  Medication, liver transplant
  • Frequency:  > 500 million cases
  • Deaths:  > One million a year
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo