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How is it possible that drinking cause jaundice of the liver?
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Liver damage
It causes liver damage, which in turn causes the liver to poorly process bilirubin, which is what leads to jaundice.

In brief: Liver damage
It causes liver damage, which in turn causes the liver to poorly process bilirubin, which is what leads to jaundice.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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In brief: The liver does...
...Not get jaundice, the body does.
Liver damaged by drinking cannot get rid of the body's production of bilirubin, a by-product of red cell recycling. Bilirubin is bright yellow and stains skin and eyes, this is called jaundice when it becomes visible.

In brief: The liver does...
...Not get jaundice, the body does.
Liver damaged by drinking cannot get rid of the body's production of bilirubin, a by-product of red cell recycling. Bilirubin is bright yellow and stains skin and eyes, this is called jaundice when it becomes visible.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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