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History Of Jaundice Chronic Persistent
Gall bladder functioning at 15%! I have frequent attacks & chronic jaundice. Doc doesn't seem too worried. Any options besides surgery?
Need good diagnosis: Poorly functioning gallbladders don't always cause pain. Very tiny stones can be missed by ultrasound, and are frequently seen in gallbladders that don't squeeze normally. However, such tiny stones and poor gallbladder squeezing DO NOT cause jaundice. I recommend you see a gastroenterologist for another opinion. As a surgeon, I would not remove your gallbladder yet. Good luck! ...Read more
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
Chronic generalised itchy skin , weight loss , Lumps under arms , Swollen stomach , Pale or jaundice , Chronic sweats?
See a Dr. in person: You definitely sound like you need to have an in-person visit with your physician for a physical and lab tests. Don't put it off, do it today. ...Read more
Discomfort near the liver and gall bladder area, pale eyes and thick white acidic tongue what is it? Had a history of jaundice and acidity
See a doctor: These symptoms sound too complex for this forum. You should see a doctor asap for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
Numbing of both arms down to fingertips.Started 15 days ago.History of minimal cell change disease&recently had jaundice due to gallbladder infection?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lab test, skin color: If the skin looks like it is getting deeper yellow, then the jaundice is getting worse. Other places to look are the urine and the stool. Jaundice will make your urine very dark yellow and your stools will be pale gray. The most accurate way to tell is by a blood test for the total bilirubin level. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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