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A 18-year-old female asked:

what are the usual surgeries a person with obstructive jaundice should undergo?just the common ones.

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Dr. Perumunda Sharma
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Surgeries.: It depends upon what's causing the obstructive jaundice. A person having obstructive jaundice needs to see a gastroenterologist first to find out the cause. Treatments and surgeries depend upon the causative factor.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Which form of jaundice requires surgery?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
See below: Jaundice caused my cancer which obstructs the bile ducts and occasionally jaundice caused by gallstones may require surgical therapy. This is a very broad generalization as this question has a lots of potential variables making it difficult to answer precisely.

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Last updated Aug 12, 2014

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