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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
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