Jaundice

Definition of Jaundice:

Yellow discoloration of the skin, whites of the eyes and excreta as a result of an excess of the pigment bilirubin in the bloodstream.

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Acidosis

...the condition
“...They may include ... jaundice...”

Alfalfa

...as a treatment
“...Liver Conditions: Stops the absorption of cholesterol, detoxifies the liver, jaundice...”
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Bile Duct Cancer

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The most common symptoms of bile duct cancer include jaundice and itching (the most common signs), abdominal pain, poor appetite, bloating, weight loss, fever, nausea, or an enlarging abdominal mass...”

Bilirubinemia

...related topic
“The presence of abnormally high bilirubin in the blood, usually signifying hepatitis, with jaundice due next week...”

Budd-Chiari Syndrome

...the condition
“...Symptoms include ... Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes)...”

Chanca Piedra (Break-Stone)

...as a treatment
“...Chanca Piedra has also traditionally been used for diabetes, prostate disorders, asthma, fever, tumors, bladder infections, as a diuretic, for painful joints, jaundice, indigestion, vaginitis, viruses of the reproductive tract, proctitis, poor circulation, excessive phlegm, bronchitis, and coughs...”

Chediak-Higashi Syndrome

...the condition
“...Diagnosis and Tests: Physical examination may show a swollen spleen or liver, or jaundice (yellow-tinged skin)...”

Eclipta Alba

...as a treatment
“...The plant juice is administered in combination with aromatics for catarrhal jaundice...”

Elevated Bilirubin Levels

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The most common symptom of high bilirubin levels is jaundice, which is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes...”
...relationship to Hepatitis
“...To further investigate the cause of jaundice or increased bilirubin levels, liver function tests or other evidence of infective hepatitis (hepatitis A, B, C, delta, E, etc...”

European Skullcap

...as a treatment
“...Root Decoction – Use in combination with other cold, bitter herbs such as huang lian or goldenseal to purge heat from the system in gastric, chest, and urinary infections, including diarrhea, jaundice, gastroenteritis, bronchitis, and cystitis...”

Fatty Liver

...the condition
“...There is a rare, but serious, form of fatty liver that begins late in pregnancy and may cause jaundice and liver failure...”

Gallbladder

...related topic
“...steady, severe pain in the middle-upper abdomen or below the ribs on the right; pain in the back between the shoulder blades; pain under the right shoulder; nausea; vomiting; fever; chills; jaundice; abdominal bloating; intolerance of fatty foods; belching or gas; indigestion...”

Gallbladder Cancer

...the condition
“...Symptoms match those of many other diseases and include ... Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes)...”

Gallbladder Disease

...the condition
“...Common Bile Duct Stones (Choledocholithiasis) Stones lodged in the common bile duct (choledocholithiasis) can block the flow of bile and cause jaundice...”

Gallstone

...related topic
“...ones: steady, severe pain in the middle-upper abdomen or below the ribs on the right; pain in the back between the shoulder blades; pain under the right shoulder; nausea; vomiting; fever; chills; jaundice; abdominal bloating; intolerance of fatty foods; belching or gas; indigestion...”

Hemolytic Icterus

...related topic
Jaundice due to hemolysis...”

Hepatitis

...related topic
“Inflammation of the liver usually resulting in jaundice (yellowing of the skin), loss of appetite, stomach discomfort, abnormal liver function, clay-colored stools, and dark urine...”
...recommendation Picrorhiza
“...Jaundice of infectious hepatitis and its treatment with an indigenous drug, Picrorhiza kurrooa [sic]...”

Hepatitis A

...related topic
“...This is followed (for 1 to 3 weeks but possibly much longer) by jaundice (slight skin yellowing), anorexia, nausea, fatigue, pale stools, dark urine and liver enlargement, but usually no fever...”

Hepatitis B

...related topic
“...This is followed by jaundice (slight skin yellowing), anorexia, nausea, fatigue, pale stools, dark urine and tender liver enlargement, but usually no fever...”

Hepatitis C

...related topic
“...This is followed by jaundice (slight skin yellowing), anorexia, nausea, fatigue, pale stools, dark urine and tender liver enlargement, but usually no fever...”

Icterus

...related topic
Jaundice...”
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Indian Long Pepper

...as a treatment
“...indigestion; stomach ache; diarrhea; bronchitis; cough; asthma: prevention recurrent attacks of bronchial asthma; cholera; bacterial infections; coma; epilepsy; fever; stroke; liver toxicity; jaundice; promoting weight loss; reducing body fat; preventing lung disorders; supporting skeletal function; increasing bone strength; slowing the aging process; anemia; rheumatoid arthritis;...”

Jaundice

...the condition
“...Jaundice (from the French word jaune, meaning yellow) is an abnormal condition in which the body fluids and tissues, particularly the skin and eyes, take on a yellowish color as a result of an excess...”
...relationship to Malaria
“Malaria can cause jaundice through the loss of red blood cells...”
...relationship to Cirrhosis of the Liver
Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and eyes that occurs when the diseased liver does not process enough bilirubin...”

Liver Abscess

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms of liver abscess include ... Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes)...”

Liver Cancer

...the condition
“...But, as the cancer grows, symptoms may include ... Yellow skin and eyes, and dark urine from jaundice...”

Liver Detoxification / Support Requirement

...the condition
“...leaf extract (cynara which becomes caffeic acid in stomach); Curcumin; Bile movement enhancement (cholagogues) Dandelion (enhances flow and improves bile duct inflammation, hepatitis, gallstones, jaundice); Beet juice and taurine (thins the bile); Coffee enemas; Liver/gallbladder flushing; Fatty Infiltration reduction Alcohol avoidance; Low fat diet; High water-insoluble fiber consumption;...”

Megaloblastic Anemia / Pernicious Anemia

...the condition
“...Weight loss and lack of appetite (anorexia) may also occur, as well as jaundice, confusion and depression...”

Oregon Grape Root

...as a treatment
“...The root soaked in warm beer was said be helpful for cases of hemorrhaging and jaundice...”

Pancreatitis

...the condition
“...Other possible symptoms include ... Mild yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice)...”
...related topic
“...a gradual or sudden severe pain in the center part of the upper abdomen goes through to the back, perhaps becoming worse when eating and building to a persistent pain; nausea and vomiting; fever; jaundice (yellowing of the skin); shock; weight loss; symptoms of diabetes mellitus...”
...our question about Yellow skin tone
Jaundice may be due to blockage of the bile duct from the inflamed pancreas...”

Parasite Infection

...the condition
“...Once inside the body, flukes migrate to various organs and may cause liver swelling, jaundice, weakened lungs and blood clots...”

Phyllanthus

...as a treatment
“...This action in the liver confirms its historical use as a remedy for jaundice...”

Scotch Broom

...as a treatment
“...Scotch broom is used for circulatory disorders, gout, leg cramps, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, thrombosis, and jaundice...”

Sickle Cell Trait / Disease

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Complications from the sickle cells blocking blood flow and early breaking apart include ... yellow eyes or jaundice...”

Silymarin / Milk Thistle

...as a treatment
“...In numerous clinical studies, silymarin has been shown to have positive effects in treating virtually every type of liver disease including cirrhosis, hepatitis, jaundice, and chemical- or alcohol-induced fatty liver...”

Small Intestine Cancer

...the condition
“...visible blood loss (vomiting blood or a material that looks like coffee grounds, or black stools), severe nausea and vomiting (because of the blockage caused by the cancer in the small bowel), jaundice (when the cancer involves the upper small intestine and blocks the bile ducts draining the liver)...”

Subphrenic Abscess

...the condition
“...A comprehensive list of symptoms includes the following ... Jaundice...”

Toxoplasmosis

...the condition
“...This in turn slightly increases risk of miscarriage and stillbirth, and well as serious problems with the child such as water on the brain, brain damage, learning difficulty, epilepsy, jaundice, deafness, eye infection, blindness, deafness, enlarged liver or spleen, growth problems, cerebral palsy...”

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

...as a treatment
“...Larger amounts can cause elevated blood sugar levels, jaundice, liver damage, and elevated blood levels of uric acid and may raise homocysteine levels...”
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