Cholestasis: A condition where the bile flow is impaired or completely halted.
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causes, and treatments of Cholestasis is available below.
Symptoms of Cholestasis
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symptoms of Cholestasis
Treatments for Cholestasis
- Varies depending on cause
- Cholestasis is a symptom, not a disease, and treatment depends upon the specific underlying disease process. Treatments include:
- Dietary management - Diet should be high in carbohydrates and protein. Supplementation of fat soluble vitamins is often necessary
- Medical treatment
- Ursodeoxycholic acid - may be tried but most forms of the disease do not respond to medical treatment
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Causes of Cholestasis
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Disease Topics Related To Cholestasis
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Cholestasis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Cholestasis
Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is
an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms.
There are often four symptoms and conditions combined: ...read more »
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the conditions...read more »
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see ...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients
with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, ...read more »
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Cholestasis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Liver Health Specialists (Hepatology):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Cholestasis
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Cholestasis: Rare Types
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Clinical Trials for Cholestasis
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Cholestasis include:
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Clinical Trials for Cholestasis
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Definitions of Cholestasis:
Stoppage or suppression of bile by intrahepatic or extrahepatic causes.
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