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Can Jaundice Cancer Kill Me
Yes: Cancer that causes jaundice may originate from the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, small bowel, or pancreas. Other tumors start in other locations and spread to the areas i just mentioned. Typically these types of tumors are aggressive and can ultimately cause death if they are not effectively treated. Talk to an oncologist to find out more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Jaundice is also known as Yellow Eyes And Skin. Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more
Many diff symptoms: There are many functions of the liver which can be affected depending on the type of liver cancer - the liver stores carbs and sugar, helps regulates acid balance, modifies proteins from food to allow the body to use it, secretes bile to digest fats, creates Albumin for the blood stream, creates blood clotting factors. Jaundice is blockage of bile, malnutrition and weight loss, easy bruising, pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The main duct: Draining the liver (common bile duct) collects the drainage from the gall bladder when the cystic duct joins. The gall bladder in intimately position with the liver, and gb cancer can lead to nodes obstructing these ducts or invasion directly into the liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have all symptoms of gall/b cancer. Jaundice, vometing,full of gallstones. G/stones being removed in 3 weeks.Is there any test to diagnose gall/b Cancer before surgery?
Low probability : you have a very low chance of cancer. The stones explain the symptoms. The symptoms are more of an obstructed biliary tree. Stones have clogged up your bile duct. Was any imaging done? I am presuming you may have had a ultrasound or ct scan. Hopefully they can help you sooner than 3 weeks. The imaging should pick up any mass in the gall bladder. Your risk is low. Best of luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can we reduce jaundice, high burlibun enzyme? Cause is liver metastatic cancer... Any medications!
If a person had pain under the shoulder blade caused by pancreatic cancer, should you also have jaundice?
Not necessarily: The variety of symptoms, signs (or absence of same) that patients may present with the same underlying pathology is one of the ongoing fascinations of the practice of medicine. "everyone's different" and "if it can happen it will happen" are often repeated clinical truisms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My Mom is suffering from hodgkins disease. Recently she is diagnosed with jaundice level 20 as the cancer nodes are pressing the liver. Pls help.
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