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Normal 06 Wk Jaundice
Moderation is key: Jaundice occurs when liver/gallbladder area gets inflamed. This can be caused by many things including virus which you state as this the cause of yours. This is usually self limited (improves on its own) and there is no need to permanently stop drinking. Alcohol should be drank in moderation- 1-2 drinks per night. There are some health benefits to moderate alcohol use. Resume slowly. ...Read more
Jaundice is also known as Yellow Eyes And Skin. 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
Newborn jaundice bili 20 at its highest 1st wk of birth. All was taken care of and now a month later bili 12 still yellow tears, eyes. Is this normal?
Yes: "jaundice" can hang around at low levels for about a month. As long as baby is gaining weight and eating well, we watch and wait. If it is getting worse or persists another 1-2 weeks then you need to have the baby seen. Usually we just wait and all resolves with no long term problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i was born jaundice and seem to have gilbert systems could this be related? All results are normal.
Gilbert's syndrome: It is not uncommon for babies without gilbert's syndrome to be born with temporary jaundice that is not harmful as it clears as soon as the liver function becomes more efficient. Gilbert's syndrome usually manifests it self a little later in life and is also harmless. I don't know if your jaundice at birth was the former or the latter, but either way you should be fine. ...Read more
My son has every sign and symptom of a liver problem but the jaundice is very hard to notice. Is that normal?
?Gilbert Syndrome?: It is possible that he has the common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin, gilbert's syndrome, and is found in up to 5% of the population. The build-up of bilirubin can cause mild jaundice, but usually nothing else. Usually the liver can breakdown bilirubin quickly and u pee it out, but in this case it can't do it fast, thus a build up. But the level is usually harmless. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it normal for bilirubin to be high a year after surgery? It has gone down some but continues to be high. Even showing signs of jaundice off and on.
Hi. Lately, i haven't gone outside, and i notice my skin has a yellow glow. I'm healthy, so it's not jaundice. Is it normal to have a skin undertone?
Evaluation: You should go to the doctors and get evaluated as yellow glow could be from several different pathology's. ...Read more
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