Hepatitis B | Symptoms


What are the symptoms of hepatitis B?

Symptoms of hepatitis B can range from mild to severe. If you have a mild case of hepatitis, you may not even realize that you have it. It may not cause any symptoms, or may only cause symptoms similar to the stomach flu. The symptoms of hepatitis B may include:

  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Abdominal pain, especially in the area around your liver
  • Dark-colored urine
  • Jaundice (the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes)
  • Joint pain

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 10/96