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Jaundice in ninth month of pregnancy is normal

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Depends on the cause: Often jaundice is caused by viral infection. Avoiding bodily fluids of infected people & dirty needles can help prevent some types of hepatitis. In ot... Read More
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
Depends on cause: It is not normal for a mother to develop jaundice during pregnancy. Causes include: reactivation or exacerbation of a viral hepatitis carrier state, ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Unlikely : You probably would need truck loads of naartjies to achieve that. Different kinds of fruits are always advisable pregnant or not. I honestly am not aw... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
All jaundice may: All jaundice may itch, especially when it comes to obstructive jaundice that causes more significant bilirubin elevation and therefore higher concentr... Read More
Dr. Jamie Berkes
Hepatology 23 years experience
No: Any form of cholestatic disease (impaired of bile flow) can cause itching. In pregnancy, the most common cause is a condition known as cholestasis of ... Read More
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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Treatable: Hepatitis B is treatable and can go away on it's own.However,it is serious,can be transmitted to the baby,and can cause liver damage and increase the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 15 years experience
Delivery: It usually goes away at or shortly after delivery.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Speak to your ooctor: Depending on the cause behind the jaundice and the extent of liver dysfunction, your doctor may or may not recommend tylenol (acetaminophen) for your ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Ask your Doctor: You have to ask your doctor as to what was the cause of your jaundice and what your liver functions are you apparently had a drinking problem and if ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Hepatitis & EtOH: The answer depends on the status of your current liver function tests. You may be clinically normal, but not from a lab standpoint. The only person wh... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Clarify?: The healthtap team would love to help but i'm having trouble understanding. Did you have jaundice because of alcohol drinking? Jaundice by definition ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Moderation is key: Jaundice occurs when liver/gallbladder area gets inflamed. This can be caused by many things including virus which you state as this the cause of you... Read More

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