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Why does icterus/ yellowish discolouration only occur in the sclera?

Why does icterus/ yellowish discolouration only occur in the sclera?

It doesn't : The yellow discoloration is just more visible against the white back drop of the sclera. ...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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I need medical advice for jaundice?

I need medical advice for  jaundice?

Need more info..: Jaundice is just a symptom with many possible causes...infection, medications, metabolic problems, even cancer. We need more information to advise you. ...Read more

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What is the diet for me with jaundice?

What is the diet for me with jaundice?

Depends.: This depends on the cause of the jaundice. In any case you should be seeing your doctor about this. I can bet you should not be drinking alcohol or taking acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Can I catch jaundice from someone else?

Can I catch jaundice from someone else?

No: You can catch hepatitis from somebody else. Hepatitis can lead to jaundice, but you can't directly catch jaundice from somebody else. ...Read more

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If you have jaundice what does that mean?

If you have jaundice what does that mean?

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

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What is the role of herbs in treating jaundice?

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 more

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Whats the best thing to eat if you have jaundice?

It depends: There are different causes for jaundice. Ask your doctor to provide dietary advice. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: jaundice?

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

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What care should be taken while suffering from jaundice ?

What care should be taken while suffering from jaundice ?

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 more

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My baby still jaundice at 7 weeks he feeds well an poos well ?

My baby still jaundice at 7 weeks he feeds well an poos well ?

See doctor: This could be very serious. Take the child to the pediatrician or to emergency immediately. ...Read more

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What would be the recommended diet for me suffering from jaundice?

What would be the recommended diet for me suffering from jaundice?

Low fat/high carb: As a rule it is low fat and high carb diet, but it may need modification depending on the cause of the jaundice as jaundice is a symptom of underlyuing liver disease due to many causes. ...Read more

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Is jaundice contagious?

Is jaundice contagious?

Jaundice: Jaundice is not contagious but the underlying condition which is causing the jaundice may or may not be. ...Read more

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Precaution for jaundice?

Precaution for jaundice?

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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Natural cures for jaundice?

Natural cures for jaundice?

Jaundice: This is a sign of a potential serious condition (pancreatic cancer-steve jobs, gallbladder stone are just two example). Get a good exam and testing. ...Read more

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How is hepatitis cause jaundice?

How is hepatitis cause jaundice?

Hyperbilirubinemia: Jaundice results from ^ bilirubin in blood. See: http://hepatitis.about.com/od/symptoms/a/jaundice.htm ...Read more

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Is jaundice communicable disease?

Is jaundice communicable disease?

Not exactly: Some communical disease such as hepatitis may ause jaundice , but jaundice itself is not communicable. ...Read more

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Yellow Skin (Definition)

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