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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What is the suggested medication for jaundice?

sir my son aged 14 years is suffering from jaundice from 3 weeks level of bilirubin is22 and indirct billirubin is 15.6 S.G.P.T IS 61




he is ok no vomiting/no much weakness
Thu, 17 Mar 2016
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noted history of jaundice associated with pruritus (generalized itchiness). it is possible that your son has an obstruction (from a stone or a lesion) somewhere along his hepaticopancreaticobiliary tree causing his jaundice. deposit of bile salts causes his pruritus. it is best if you bring him to a doctor, preferably a general surgeon or a gastroenterologist, for physical examination and clinical evaluation. diagnostics (such as ultrasound, ct-scan, MRCP/ERCP, liver function tests, etc.) and management (medical and/or surgical if indications are found) will be directed accordingly.

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