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Child suffering from jaundice, no fever. Taking Liv 52, amlycure. Dietary precautions?

Hello Sir, My son is 13 years old and he had typhoid last week. He was hospitalised and discharged last week. Since 14-Jul-12, he was having symptom of jaundice . I am from Delhi. So, could you please kindly advise the best and affective medicine for Jaudince his bilirubin (toal) 5.81 direct 4.4 indirect 1.41 SGOT 463 SGPT 1431 & GGT 666. He is taking Liv52/Amlycure/etc., not having fever. Also needs to know which are the best food intake. Can he eat mangoes, etc. Thanks in advance. Dineshan KT, Delhi
Asked On : Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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Hello. Welcome to hcm.
Jaundice is a condition where bilirubin levels are raised causing yellow discoloration of urine. According to report,most common cause of jaundice in children is hepaitits A. Here, a virus infects the liver causing jaundice. He is on ayurvedic medicines. The best treatment is symptomatic and no special drugs are necessary.
I advice you to avoid spicy,oily, fried foods. He should drink clean water. avoid Strenuous physical exertion. he can have fresh fruits so that he recovers faster. Strict control for 6 weeks is needed.
If needed,you can get antibodies checked and monitored to know he is recovering well.
All the best
Answered: Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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