Postoperative Jaundice: Introduction
Postoperative Jaundice: Some people can develop liver dysfunction after major surgery and this can result in jaundice. The liver dysfunction is usually poorly defined and can occur in people who have no history of liver problem as well as people with existing liver problems. It may result from such things as damage to the liver or from the anesthetic. However, patients with well controlled liver problems often undergo surgery without any resulting liver problems. The severity of the jaundice is variable and the condition usually resolves without any harmful effects. Heart and upper abdominal surgery are the most likely types of surgery to result in postoperative jaundice.
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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
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but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut....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. ...read more »
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more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course...read more »
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from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
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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 physician.
The reasons are...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
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