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Jaundice: An In-depth View

Jaundice is a medical condition used to describe a yellowish shade to our skin and eyes. One suffers from fever and a host of other symptoms. Read on below to get an in-depth view on this disease to stay informed about yourself.

Symptoms

The common symptoms of jaundice are:

  • Yellow skin
  • Pale stools
  • Dark Skin
  • Itchiness
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Weight Loss
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

Causes

Jaundice is caused by a buildup of bilirubin, a waste material, in the blood. An inflamed liver or obstructed bile duct can lead to jaundice too.

Prevent the risk of Jaundice

  • Maintain proper hygiene and sanitation
  • Eat fresh and warm food
  • Drink clean water
  • Vaccination
  • Standard of living reasons

Diet for Jaundice

  • Water
  • Coffee/herbal tea
  • Digestive enzymes (honey, mango, pineapple)
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Fiber (almond, oatmeal, whole grain, brown rice)
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