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Could you explain what is jaundice and how do they treat it?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yellow skin & eyes: Jaundice refers to yellowing of skin & eyes from excess bilirubin, a breakdown product of red blood cells. Check out http://www.webmd.com/children/digestive-diseases-jaundice & http://www.emedicinehealth.com/jaundice/article_em.htm for more info. Treatment depends upon cause.
Answered on May 9, 2015

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