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Hepatitis induced jaundice how long does it last ?

Hepatitis induced jaundice how long does it last ?

It depends: It depends on the type of hepatitis and the severity of the liver involvement. ...Read more

Jaundice (Definition)

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


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What should one avoid when jaundice?

What should one avoid when  jaundice?

Depends: The cause of jaundice is very variable..More details needed to answer this question. Jaundice by itself means yellow skin coloring from liver secretions but there are dozens of possible causes. ...Read more

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How can I purge jaundice from my body?

How can I purge jaundice from my body?

Find the cause: Jaundice is due to accumulation of bilirubin that turns the skin/ conjunctiva yellow, it can be due to excessive breakdown of red blood cells ( sickle cell anemia), liver disease, blockage of the bile ducts, pancreatic disease, gall bladder disease etc..., treating the cause will lower the excess bilirubin. ...Read more

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What is jaundice? How do they treat it?

What is jaundice? How do they treat it?

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. ...Read more

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What are the do's and do not's while affected by jaundice?

What are the do's and do not's while affected by jaundice?

Excellent question: Thanks for asking. This is a great question for our hepatologists and gastroenterologists so i will share it with them. In the meantime, eat healthy, avoiding alcohol and excess protein. Please add in comments the cause of jaundice if you are willing to do so. That will help us get a more comprehensive answer for you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of jaundice and what does it look like?

What are the causes of jaundice and what does it look like?

Liver dysfunction : One function of your liver is to metabolize bilirubin (through a conjugation reaction) into water soluble product that can be excreted by your kidneys. What causes liver dysfunction? Alcohol, many medications (including tylenol (acetaminophen) and statins), sugars, especially fructose and high fructose corn syrup. The build up of bilirubin causes you to look yellow esp in the white of eyes, skin, under tongue. ...Read more

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Is gym with jaundice is troublesome to body ??? please assit

Jaundice: Depends why you have the jaundice. If it is due to bilirubin clearing problem (Gilbert's ) should not be a problem. If it Is due to ongoing liver disease, should discuss with your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Duration of jaundice and my jaundice level is 8.5 so what should i do plz hlep?

Duration of jaundice and my jaundice level is 8.5 so what should i do plz hlep?

Jaundiced?: New or recurrent jaundice? Known liver problem, bile duct/gallbladder problem, or pancreatic disease? This can be a minor problem (gilbert's) but a bilirubiin of 8.5 may be quite serious, may worsen, & deserves urgent physical examination & lab testing. Please get checked NOW. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Yellow Eyes And Skin (Definition)

Jaundice is a yellow color in the skin, mucus membranes, or eyes. The yellow pigment is from bilirubin, a byproduct of the breakdown of old red blood cells. Jaundice is also a ...Read more


Dr. Anne Larson
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Yellow Skin (Definition)

Yellow skin may be seen in jaundice, which is an increased level of bilirubin in the blood, generally caused by liver disease, gall bladder ...Read more