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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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Why does jaundice turn your eyes and skin yellow?

Why does jaundice turn your eyes and skin yellow?

Hyperbilirubinemia: Jaundice is yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over the sclerae (whites of the eyes), and other mucous membranes caused by hyperbilirubinemia (increased levels of bilirubin in the blood). Hyperbilirubinemia uusally related to liver disease or bile duct obstruction, can be seen in hepatitis and liver cancer. ...Read more

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If my skin or eyes are not yellow, should I worry about jaundice?

If my skin or eyes are not yellow, should I worry about jaundice?

No: However, abnormal levels of bilirubin (which causes jaundice) which are low may not alter the color of the skin and eyes. If you have a concern about this for some reason, get your doctor to order the appropriate test. ...Read more

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How could I get yellow skin and eyes?

How could I get yellow skin and eyes?

Liver disease: Sounds like jaundice, which is a possibly a sign of liver failure. I would seek medical help immediately. ...Read more

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What can I do about yellow skin around the creases of my eyes?

What can I do about yellow skin around the creases of my eyes?

Have it checked: Have it checked to find out what it is.What are the creases of your eyes do you mean eyelids? ...Read more

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Does having yellow eyes or skin mean you have jaundice?

Most likely: These findings require medical evaluation, though other things can cause it need to rule out jaundice with some simple blood tests. ...Read more

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If itching was caused by jaundice. Would my skin or eyes be visibly yellow?

If itching was caused by jaundice. Would my skin or eyes be visibly yellow?

Obstructive jaundice: Itching happens in the obstructive jaundice . The other type called hemolytic jaundice ,happening from excess breakdown of red blood cells don't cause itching. When the level of bilirubin exceeds 2-3 mg , you can start seeing the jaundice .The jaundice you see in the sclera is not related to itching ,but on how much bilirubin- the jaundice pigment is in the blood . ...Read more

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Why do I get temporary yellow skin? Not yellow in the eyes but the whole body. I have no anemia, but a pheochromocytoma, what can it be? Pheo related?

Why do I get temporary yellow skin? Not yellow in the eyes but the whole body. I have no anemia, but a pheochromocytoma, what can it be? Pheo related?

Pheochromocytoma: You need to get this pheo treated. The bursts of adrenaline can be fatal. The bursts of adrenaline can make your skin pale, which may be perceived as yellow, depending on your natural color. There are characteristic skin tingling sensations, or itching with pheo. Other hormones can be abnormal too (pth, calcitonin) in certain varieties of pheo. This condition is rare, so see your doctor. ...Read more

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Yellow eyes and yellow skin, belly pain, nausea--what is happening?

Yellow eyes and yellow skin, belly pain, nausea--what is happening?

Serious condition : You need to see your doctor asap it may be hepatitis a, b, c, gall bladder disease like stones and/or infection panreatitis or cancer of pancreas stomach cancer with liver metastasis cancer of liver, primary or metastatic you need a physical exam and history, blood and urine test, imaging of abdomen like ultrasound and cat scan of abdomen to make the diagnosis and treatment commonest cause is gall blad. ...Read more

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Chronic cholestasis over yrs when taking OTC meds/herbs esp caffeine, severe flares of pruritis and back cramps, no yellow skin or eyes, any ideas? Ty

Chronic cholestasis over yrs when taking OTC meds/herbs esp caffeine, severe flares of pruritis and back cramps, no yellow skin or eyes, any ideas? Ty

Liver disease??: I suspect that your liver is affected by some type of disorder. You should send us your liver Function test(LFTs) results in order to assess the degree of cholestasis. Have you consulted a liver specialist(Hepatologist)?? If not, you should seek a second opinion to provide you the best available advice and treatment and to know your diagnosis(Cholestasis is not a diagnosis by itself) ...Read more

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I have a stubborn friend showing sure signs of jaundice. Yellow eyes, skin, vomiting and other flu symptoms. I say go to er. Am i right?

Jaundiced?: His/her symptoms, when considered together, suggest early onset jaundice due to a liver problem, bile duct/gallbladder problem, or pancreatic disease. This can be serious, may worsen, & deserves urgent physical examination & lab testing. Please get him/her to see a doctor or to present to the emergency room. And absolutely no alcohol. Yes, you're right on the money! ...Read more

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LFT on 19.09- bilirubin 0.5, sgot 28,sgpt 51. Had paracetamol 2g/day for 15 days upto 31.08. Now itchiness, yellow skin & eyes. is it liver damage?

LFT on 19.09- bilirubin 0.5, sgot 28,sgpt 51. Had paracetamol 2g/day for 15 days upto 31.08. Now itchiness, yellow skin & eyes. is it liver damage?

Repeat tests: Why taking this med? Unless you are very small this is not a toxic dose. Any alcoholic drinks? Are you ill? Mononucleosis? Hepatitis? Why were liver tests done Sept 9? Now it is 2 weeks later. You have had no acetominophen for over 3 weeks? Any other meds? ...Read more

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Hurting in between the ribs hurts to breathe yellow eyes and yellow skin hurting in between rib like gas sick stomach yellow tint in eyes and skin

Hurting in between the ribs hurts to breathe yellow eyes and yellow skin hurting in between rib like gas sick stomach yellow tint in eyes and skin

Hello. : Hello. You sound ill. The yellowing of your skin and eyes is called jaundice. You may have a problem with your liver. It is very important that you get medically evaluated. Don't put this off. Take care. ...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


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Yellow Skin (Definition)

Jaundice = yellowing of skin & eyes due ...Read more