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It doesn't : The yellow discoloration is just more visible against the white back drop of the sclera. ...Read more
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
On today's blood test, hemolysis and lipemia were 'NEGATIVE" but ICTERUS 1+. What could this (icterus 1+) mean? CBC normal, bilirubin normal (13).
A 10-day boy,was diagnosed of hemolytic disease of newborn when 4 and a half days.After treatment his icteric index is 10.3.Will the icterus recur?
Hemolysis: This would be dependent on the PRIMARY cause for the hemolysis ...Read more
Felt sick month ago. found elevated ferratin and billirubin. ab ultrasound ok. Still feel horrible today. blood test now normal except slight icterus. extreme fatigue. pain below navel&lower back. ???
Usually is means ur: Liver is in trouble, either it cannot drain due to obstruction of a duct, or it cannot make the bilirubin pigment enter the cell or be converted to a soluble form. Excess destruction of red cells is another issue (hemolysis). Liver function and biliary drainage ducts are the places to look. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Jaundice is a symptom, not an illness, so the treatment depends on the cause. However, many different herbs can be useful in the treatment of jaundice. Work with your md to find the cause & work with a holistic md, naturopath &/or acupuncturist for guidance in choosing the herbs most appropriate for the cause. See http://www.Herbs2000.Com/disorders/jaundice.Htm for an overview of herbs & jaundice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Too much bilirubin.: 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 doctor immediately. Good luck. ...Read more
Liver function: You should be monitored with regular blood tests for liver function and hepatitis a, b and c, you must abstain from all alcohol products until liver tests have normalized. Have a routine CBC ( blood count ) to check for anemia or red cell damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid hepatitis.: Do you have it or do you want to avoid it? If you have it you need a diagnosis. See doc. Avoid all potential liver toxins such as alcohol and acetaminophen. If you are trying to prevent developing jaundice - get vaccinated for hep a and b if you are at risk. Do not share needles or have unprotected sex. Do not drink too much or use too much acetaminophen. Wash fruits and vegetables. ...Read more
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