JUN 13, 2022: SYMPTOMS OF HEPATITIS IN CHILDREN
Parents? Teachers? Look for these symptoms in kids, they may have Severe Hepatitis and require immediate care.
– Jaundice – yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes
– Pale stools
– Black urine
– Lethargy – lack of energy
These common symptoms may also be present:
– Loss of appetite
– Abdominal pain
Other than jaundice (yellowing of the skin/eyes) and pale stools, the symptoms of hepatitis overlap with other illnesses. It is important that children get a timely and appropriate medical evaluation when new and unexplained symptoms arise. Treatment earlier in the course of hepatitis may help prevent permanent damage.