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Early symptoms of jaundice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User : question is that why jaundice is first detected in eyes??
Doctor :   good question
User :   in the sclera..??
Doctor :   jaundice is increased bilirubin levels
Doctor :   Bilirubin is caught by elastin tissues
Doctor :   Sclera has large elastin
Doctor :   tissue init
Doctor :   hence it is seen first there
Doctor :   and more over the sclera is waht we see in the mirror
User :   doctor please tell me the reason for poor wound healing in diabetics and fast wound healing in face as compared to feet in normal people??
Doctor :   in diabetics would healing happens
Doctor :   But in uncontrolled diabetics
Doctor :   it does not heal
Doctor :   hence control of sugar levels
Doctor :   is important
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