Jaundice

About- Jaundice, also known as icterus, or hyperbilirubinemia is a medical condition in which the skin, whites of the eyes, and mucous membranes turn yellow because of high bilirubin level.
 
Symptoms-
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dark urine
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Itchiness
  • Pale stools
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Vomiting
  • Yellowish discoloration of the white area of the eye and the skin
 
Causes-
  • ABO incompatibility reaction
  • Alcoholism
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Bile duct obstruction
  • Certain medicines
  • Cholestasis
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Crigler-Najjar syndrome
  • Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia
  • Dubin-Johnson syndrome
  • Epstein-Barr virus infection
  • G6PD deficiency
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Gallbladder Inflammation
  • Gallstones
  • Genetic metabolic defects
  • Gilbert’s syndrome
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatitis E
  • Inflammation of the bile duct
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pseudojaundice
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Thalassemia
  • Weil’s disease
  • Yellow fever
 
Specialists to visit
Gastroenterologist
Hepatologist
General Physician
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References
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.healthline.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://medlineplus.gov

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