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I have developed jaundice… and I know why, it's due to drinking.

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I have developed jaundice… and I know why, it's due to drinking. I have stopped drinking and am on librium. Will the jaundice heal or do I need additional medication. My skin color is fine put it is presenting itself in a slight yellowing of my eyes, dark urine, and lighter color in my stool. Thank you. I have my fingers crossed for a good prognosis
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 1 year ago.
Hi there ...Jaundice ( Acute Hepatitis ) secondary to drinking can be managed with following tips .First complete abstinence from drinking .Avoid drugs that are cleared from liver like Tab Paracetamol .Fresh fruit juices are advised and fatty meals , cola drinks , chocolates should be avoided .Liver detoxification should be used .Last but not least you should get ultrasonography to see liver texture .
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 1 year ago.
Alcoholic cirrhosis secondary to consumption of Alcohol only prevented when you will quit it , and once you will quit it gradually liver enzymes will come to normal range .
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 1 year ago.
Regards ***** ***** luck .Please leave positive feedback for me .Thanks .

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