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    Jaundice Conditions

    Jaundice, If the common bile duct becomes narrowed or blocked (obstructed) then bile which contains bilirubin can seep out into the bloodstream and cause jaundice. This is sometimes ...

    Jaundice Professional

    Jaundice, See also separate  Neonatal Jaundice and Jaundice in Pregnancy  articles. Jaundice is the yellow discolouration caused by accumulation of...

    Neonatal Jaundice Conditions

    Neonatal Jaundice, As a rule, the jaundice is not likely to be physiological jaundice if the baby is unwell, or the jaundice is present in the first 24 hours after ...

    Neonatal Jaundice Professional

    Neonatal Jaundice, Prolonged jaundice Jaundice lasting for longer than 14 days in term infants and 21 days in preterm infants: Infection - eg, urinary tract infection...

    Jaundice in Pregnancy Professional

    Jaundice in Pregnancy, Jaundice in pregnancy, whilst relatively rare, has potentially serious consequences for maternal and fetal health. [ 1 ] It can be caused by pregnancy or oc...

    Gilbert's Syndrome Conditions

    Gilbert's syndrome can cause mild jaundice from time to time. It is usually harmless and does not require treatment. It is due to a reduced amount of a chemical in the liver, which proce...

    Hepatitis A Conditions

    The above symptoms can last anywhere from a few days to up to two weeks. Jaundice may then develop. Jaundice is a yellow colouration of your skin and the whites of your eyes.

    Gallstones and Bile Conditions

    However, it is common to need an operation to remove a gallstone which has become stuck in the bile duct. ( Note : there are many other causes of jaundice apart from gallstones.) See separat...

    Hereditary Spherocytosis Conditions

    Anaemia can make you feel tired and short of breath with little or no exercise. Jaundice can occur for many different reasons. (For example, a common reason for jaundice is because...

    Pancreatic Cancer Conditions

    This stops the flow of bile into the first part of the gut, known as the duodenum, which leads to: Yellow skin (jaundice) - caused by bile seeping into the bloodstream due to the blockage...

    Kernicterus Professional

    Attention needs to be paid to any baby with hyperbilirubinaemia, but particularly to those who are premature, to those who are known to have a family history of G6PD deficiency or other disorders that...

    School Exclusion for Infections Conditions

    Hepatitis A * 15-50 days From 2 weeks before to 1-2 weeks after jaundice onset. Exclude until 7 days after onset of jaundice (or 7 days after symptom onset if no jaundice).

    Autoimmune Hepatitis Conditions

    It is common to feel sick (nauseated). Jaundice can develop when the liver inflammation becomes worse . In jaundice, you go yellow. You tend to notice it first when the whites...

    Glandular Fever (Infectious Mononucleosis) Conditions

    This usually fades quickly. Jaundice . Mild inflammation of the liver sometimes occurs causing yellowing of the skin (mild jaundice).

    Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Professional

    Type II Jaundice may occur in the newborn, in infancy or later in childhood. Jaundice may be precipitated by infection, anaesthesia or drug use.

    Obstetric Cholestasis Conditions

    See separate leaflet called Jaundice for more details. A rash is not a symptom of cholestatic jaundice. If you develop a rash you should seek medical advice.

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    Paracetamol Poisoning Conditions

    After 24 hours the liver may become involved and you may have pain under the ribs on the right-hand side where the liver sits and you may notice a yellow colour in your skin or the whites of your eyes...

    Summary Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment

    Dubin-Johnson Syndrome Professional

    There is recurring jaundice but no pruritus. Despite an equal sex incidence, there is reduced penetrance in females, although it may be precipitated by pregnancy or oral contraceptives due...

    Leptospirosis and Weil's Disease Conditions

    A more severe form (Weil's disease) which can cause jaundice and liver and kidney failure. Around 9 out of 10 people just develop the mild form of the illness.

    Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Conditions

    The most common early symptoms include feeling more tired than usual, feeling generally unwell, itchy skin, weight loss and having some discomfort in the right upper tummy (abdomen). Jaundice...

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