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What Is The Diet Recommended For Jaundice Patients
None: There is no particular diet that will help patients with jaundice. It is important to see a doctor and get the diagnosis of the underlying cause of the jaundice, so that it can be treated appropriately. Jaundice can be caused by liver disease, bile duct disease, pancreatic disease, or diseases of the blood. It can be benign or caused by cancer. Jaundice should never by ignored. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Jaundice & modafinil: Would a doc prescribe modafinil (a med used to promote wakefulness) to a patient with jaundice? There is a caution on prescribing modafinil to patients with liver disease (as the med is primarily metabolized via the liver). Essentially, however, this is a clinical decision that ur doc will make based on the cause of jaundice & severity of liver dz. modafinil shu b avoided in Pts w hx of addiction. ...Read more
I am a jaundice patient and hvng loose motion since morning. Tell me what to do? Age 26 years, female
Today I saw a patient with jaundice she developed it only one day after blood transfusion so what are the causes ? Could it be haemolysis? ?
Probably: Most likely this is indeed hemolysis. It's usually but not always possible to pick up sensitivity to donor blood by a recipient; the Kidd blood group antibodies are expecially treacherous here. There are a variety of other causes of jaundice, including liver disease and bile duct obstruction. Blood transfusion saves many lives but the risks must always be weighed against benefits. ...Read more
Why does a patient having hepatic jaundice would pass clay colored stools when his urine is dark colored and his body produces urobilinogen?
Bilirubin: Bilirubin is a yellow breakdown of hemoglobin from old red blood cells. It is cleared normally from the body by the liver and is passed in the bile to help digest fats; it gives stool a brown color. When the liver can't clear bilirubin, it builds up in the body and the skin turns yellow (jaundiced). Elevated levels are excreted in the urine (urobilinogen=brown urine) while stool turns clay color. ...Read more
Jaundice adult: talk to her heptologistGet a more detailed answer ›
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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