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A 51-year-old male asked:

Is an obstructive jaundice that is caused by a gallstone in the common bile duct that lasts for 25 days considered a chronic jaundice? my brother took 25 days to get his ercp so the jaundice lasted that many days as well. is it bad for his liver?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
No it is not chronic jaundice. The liver has great recuperative power He will be OK
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