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intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy serum bile acid elevated

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Cholestasis: You could elevated bilirrubin and alkaline phosphatase predominantly. Others sucn as transaminases can be elevated too. They will all normalize upon d ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Uncertain: Cause and treatment of intra-hepatic cholestasis are uncertain. Since it is often associated with itching, you need to protect your skin with emollie ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There may be some familial predisposition to this disorder as it seems to apear in clusters of related women. It is also more common with multiple pr ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Icp causes itching: I have only had one patient with icp in 27 years of practicing obstetrics. Diagnosis is made by elevated bile salts (detectable by lab test) and the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ramsey
27 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Until pregnancy ends: Cholestasis of pregnancy is a considition which generally occurs in the 3rd trimester and is characterized by intense pruritis without rash and increa ... Read More
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doc: The one we know it works in relieving the symptoms if itching is the ursodeoxycolic acid. But in pregnancy this is a very serious condition that requi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
15 years experience Dermatology
Delivery: It usually goes away at or shortly after delivery.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Itching: And possibly jaundice and can be associated problems with baby
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cholestasis of preg: See your OB and he will get help if he needs a specialist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
NO: Cholestasis of pregnancy does not generally cause pain. The most common symptoms is pruritis (itching). It almost always starts with itching on the ... Read More
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