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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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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.

    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 becaus...

    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...

    Glucose-6-phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency Professional

    Complications and prognosis Most people with G6PD deficiency have a normal life expectancy despite a predisposition to neonatal jaundice and sensitivity to certain drugs. If neonatal j...

    Biliary Atresia Professional

    This is a condition of uncertain cause where part, or all, of the extrahepatic bile ducts are obliterated by inflammation and subsequent fibrosis, leading to biliary obstruction and jaundice....

    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 blocka...

    Pancreatic Exocrine Tumours Professional

    Back pain is typically dull and worse when supine and eased by sitting forward. Jaundice: obstructive jaundice causes dark urine, pale stools and pruritus. Acute pancreatitis: ...

    Cholangitis Professional

    Introduction [ 1 ] Acute obstructive cholangitis was defined by Reynolds and Dargan in 1959 as a syndrome consisting of lethargy or mental confusion and shock, as well as fever, jaundice...

    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).

    Gilbert's Syndrome Professional

    It is usually diagnosed around puberty, when an increase in serum concentration of unconjugated bilirubin can lead to intermittent episodes of non-pruritic jaundice precipitated by [ 1 , 4 ]...

    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...

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