Yellow skin caused by the build-up of bilirubin in the blood.Jaundice may occur if the liver can’t efficiently process red blood cells as they break down. It’s normal in healthy newborns and usually clears on its own. At other ages, it may signal infection or liver disease.


COMMON CAUSES:-

Jaundice can have causes that aren’t due to underlying disease. Examples include Gilbert’s syndrome (a benign condition) or medication side effects.

Suspect infective Hepatitis-when patient complain of sudden weakness,loss of appetite with nausea,fever & tender palpable Liver .

Investigation:- CBC,LFT,HBsAg,USG ABDOMEN AND PELVIS

Treatment:-

-Complete bed rest

-if vomit & nausea severe then IVF NS 500ml +MVI +Vit-C

-Tab.ESSENTIALE-L 2tab TID

-Tab.SILYBON 140mg. BD

-SYP.SORBILIN 1tsp TID

-TAB.LIV-52 /UDILIV 150 or 300 mg BD

-INJ.NEUROBION 2cc IM for 5 days

-If itching -CALASOFT/CALAMINE LOTION FOR L/A and Tab.ATARAX 25mg BD FOR 3 days

-IF ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS THEN

-TAB.Viboliv 500mh BD (METADOXINE)

-IF BILIRUBIN > 10mg% Add

-Tab.LORNIT 500mg TID (L-ORNITHINE)

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