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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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My husband has gallstones and is quite jaundice right now. We are trying to conceive. If we did right now, is that harmful to the fetus?

My husband has gallstones and is quite jaundice right now. We are trying to conceive. If we did right now, is that harmful to the fetus?

Probably not.: If your husband's jaundice is truly due to gallstones, it will not be a danger to the fetus. However, if there is a possibility that the jaundice could have other causes, such as viral hepatitis or other infectious causes of liver disease, then there could be some peril. Your husband should have his jaundice evaluated and treated promptly. Good luck. ...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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What's 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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Natural cures for jaundice?

Natural cures for jaundice?

What's natural?:

Jaundice is not a disease it is more of a symptom/sign. You must find the underlying cause before you can treat it. See an MD to evaluate.

Remember, arsenic, botulinum toxin and Ebola are all natural.... but I wouldn't recommend you take any of them. ...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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Are jaundice and hepatitis the same?

Not exactly.: Jaundice is yellow skin from build-up of bilirubin; it has many causes, one of which is hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver. ...Read more

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Am I eat watermelon in jaundice....?

Am I eat watermelon in jaundice....?

Question: Not sure what you are asking, but if you are jaundiced, get an evaluation by a doctor to assess your underlying cause of probable liver issues. As far as eating watermelon, that should be ok for now, ...BUT get evaluated! Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for jaundice?

Depends on the cause: I wish I could be more detailed but treatments depend on what's causing it. ...Read more

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Which form of jaundice requires surgery?

Which form of jaundice requires surgery?

See below: Jaundice caused my cancer which obstructs the bile ducts and occasionally jaundice caused by gallstones may require surgical therapy. This is a very broad generalization as this question has a lots of potential variables making it difficult to answer precisely. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of jaundice & diabetes?

What are the symptoms of jaundice & diabetes?

Various: Dm and jaundice are not necessarily related unless due to a lesion in the head of the pancreas that is causing obstruction. Jaundice is yellowing of the whites of the eyes and skin if more severe and diabetes sx included, increased thirst, urination, blurred vision, stomach pain, numbness/tingling, burning of the feet and hands if bad enough. ...Read more

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What is the difference hepatitis and jaundice?

What is the difference hepatitis and jaundice?

Cause & effect: Hepatitis is one of several causes of jaundice which is a yellowish discoloration of skin & eyes (aka icterus) from excess bilirubin, a breakdown product of red blood cells. Check out http://www. Webmd. Com/children/digestive-diseases-jaundice & http://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/jaundice/article_em. Htm for more info. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of jaundice in an infant?

What are the symptoms of jaundice in an infant?

They look yellow: Jaundiced babies take on a yellowish skin tone that can be evident in the white of their eyes. They will also have some looser stools & may not feed well. ...Read more

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How is jaundice hepatitis passed on to others?

How is jaundice hepatitis passed on to others?

Lots of ways: Hepatitis a is usually spread by eating contaminated food; hepatitis b & c are usually spread via blood transfusion, needle sharing, tattooing, or unprotected sex. But it is important to remember that any of the hepatitis types can probably be spread by any of the above methods. ...Read more

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Are yello jaundice and hepatitis the same thing?

Are yello jaundice and hepatitis the same thing?

Jaundice/Hepatitis: They are associated with one another but don't mean the same thing. Hepatitis is basically inflammation of the liver that can be causes by infection, alcohol abuse, gallstones, etc. The term jaundice is a descriptive clinical term for yellowing of the skin which is a result of hepatitis or gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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How is jaundice and hepatitis passed on to others?

How is jaundice and hepatitis passed on to others?

The transmissions: Hepa--by ingesting contaminated foods. Hepb: often by blood/body fluid contact or transmission from mom to baby during birth. Possible blood transfusion but highly unlikely these days. Hepc--most often from IV drug use, even snorting Cocaine increases risk, blood transfusion (rare after 1992), organ transplant (rare) and rarely through sexual contact. Hepd--unsure. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What precaution should I take as am suffering from jaundice?

What precaution should I take as am suffering from jaundice?

Avoid alcohol: And anything else known to aggravate the liver such as tylenol (acetaminophen). If you have not been thoroughly evaluated for this, you should be. ...Read more

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Jaundice is one of the symptoms of galactosaemia but what happens in galactosaemia that actually causes it?

Jaundice is one of the symptoms of galactosaemia but what happens in galactosaemia that actually causes it?

Galactose liver toxi: Because in galactosemia there is bodys ability to metabolise galactose due to deficiency of liver enzymes needed for that. It causes accumulation of galactose in the body and it damages the liver and that is the cause of jaundice. If not corrected by lactose (breaks down in body into galactose&glucose) free diet.Lactose is the sugar in human and cows milk. So these babies are given soybean milk etc. ...Read more

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How can HBV cause jaundice?

Hepatitis b: Any hepatitis virus that damages the liver can prevent the liver from performing it's normal functions. If enough liver cells are damaged by the virus - the liver will not be able to process and eliminate bilirubin. When levels of bilirubin are high enough, will 'show up' or be visible as yellow color in the skin and eyes. Not a good sign. ...Read more

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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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Yellow Skin (Definition)

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