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Does primary sclerosing cholangitis usually cause many symptoms?
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
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In brief: It can.
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (= psc, inflammation of bile ducts) can give symptoms such as itching, pain in the right upper abdomen, fevers, chills, night sweats, and jaundice (yellow skin, yellow whites of the eyes).
Most people with this illness have ulcerative colitis, which has symptoms of its own (eg. Bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain). Many with psc eventually need liver transplant.

In brief: It can.
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (= psc, inflammation of bile ducts) can give symptoms such as itching, pain in the right upper abdomen, fevers, chills, night sweats, and jaundice (yellow skin, yellow whites of the eyes).
Most people with this illness have ulcerative colitis, which has symptoms of its own (eg. Bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain). Many with psc eventually need liver transplant.
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