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

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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: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago.
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