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Doctor insights on: Jaundice Associated With Dialysis

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dialysis (Definition)

Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more


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Due to jaundice. My biluribin rose upto 21.1 but after now 6.82. S. Creatine increased from 2.44 to 2.96. Is biluribin and creatine level related?

Due to jaundice. My biluribin rose upto 21.1 but after now 6.82. S. Creatine increased from 2.44 to 2.96. Is biluribin and creatine level related?

Indirectly: Serum creatinine (marker of kidney function) does not rise or fall because of bilirubin (a marker of liver function). However, kidney function can become worse due to worsening liver function. In liver disease, the bilirubin and creatinine are used to calculate a severity of disease score called "meld". Look at this website: http://www. Cpmc. Org/advanced/liver/patients/topics/meld. Html. ...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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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?

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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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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Is jaundice the same as hepatitis?

Is jaundice the same as hepatitis?

No: Jaundice is an elevation of bilirubin in the blood which makes the whites of the eyes yellow. Although hepatitis, viral or not, can cause jaundice, you can have hepatitis without jaundice and jaundice can be caused by other things. ...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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Would jaundice spread through water?

Would jaundice spread through water?

No: Jaundice is not a contagious condition, however, an underlying disease, i.e., hepatitis a, can spread through contaminated water. ...Read more

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Is bread good to eat during jaundice?

See physician: Jaundice (abnormal yellow of skin or white of eyes) is not normal and can indicate underlying disease for a variety of disorders. Dietary modification not recommended until underlying cause of jaundice is determined. It is strongly advised that you be evaluated by a physician. ...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 causes of jaundice in neonatals?

What are causes of jaundice in neonatals?

Jandice: Jaundice is common and occurs in about 60 percent of newborns, more so in premies. The most common cause is physiologic, meaning due to normal changes. Then infections, blood incompatible with mothers, rare blood disorders like enzyme deficiencies or liver disorders. Most important is to know the kind of jandice - direct or indirect is elevated. There are other reasons for rare indirect. ...Read more

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What is the cause of jaundice in infants?

What is the cause of jaundice in infants?

Work overload: Mother cleanses babies blood, removing metabolic waste until the cord is clamped. Newborns must convert blood that worked better in the womb to air breather blood & this conversion creates byproducts that can result in jaundice. Most are visibly jaundiced by day 4 clearing by a week or so. Some have additional issues with blood type or bruises that add to jaundice. Too much jaundice can injure baby. ...Read more

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Can I eat bread and jam during jaundice?

Can I eat bread and jam during jaundice?

Bread and jam ok: Bread and jam are okay to eat but jaundice is a sign of liver problems so please seek a doctor if this is new for you ...Read more

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Do all people with hepatitis get jaundice?

Do all people with hepatitis get jaundice?

Not at all: As an example, in viral hepatitis, many cases are totally asymptomatic and others cause nausea and vomiting and bad pain but without jaundice (anicteric). ...Read more

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What precaution we could take in jaundice?

What precaution we could take in jaundice?

Depends on the cause: What is the cause of jaundice? If it is hep a -- it is feco-oral contamination. Good sanitation is important. If it is hep b or hep c -- avoid body fluid exchange. Low fat diet is recommended for someone with jaundice. ...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


Dr. Robert Rahimi
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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