A 19-year-old male asked:
Respected sirs plz explain about jaundice ..and types of jaundice.. plz sir?
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Urgent Care 21 years experience
Yellow: Is yellowish skin coloration due to increase in the pigment bilirubin which is from the breakdown of red blood cells. This can happen before the Liver/pre hepatic ( anemias) in the Liver/ Hepatic ( hepatitis) or after the liver/post hepatic (gallstones) For more information see your kind doctor.
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