Jaundice is a yellow color of the skin, mucus membranes, or eyes. The yellow coloring comes from bilirubin, a byproduct of old red blood cells. Mostly new born kids suffer from jaundice. This disease generally occurs when small number of red blood cells in our body and is replaced by new ones. The liver removes the old blood cells, forming bilirubin. The liver helps break down bilirubin so that it can be removed by the body in the stool. When extra bilirubin builds up in the body, then jaundice happen. It’s being most widely disease in everywhere. A virus is usually got from contaminated food or water. During the summer season food spoils easily and one should be very careful about eating from outside the home.
They usually occurs
Too many red blood cells are dying or breaking down and going to the liver
The liver is overloaded or damaged
The bilirubin from the liver is unable to move through the digestive tract properly
They offer signal of a problem with the liver, gallbladder, or pancreas. Infections, use of certain drugs, cancer, blood disorders, gallstones, birth defects and a number of other medical conditions can lead to jaundice.
There are numerous causes of Jaundice are as:
Viral infection of the liver (hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D, and hepatitis E)
Parasite infection of the liver
Cancer of the pancreas
Eating poisonous mushrooms or other poisons
Immune disorder that mistakenly attacks healthy liver tissue
Liver damage caused by reduced oxygen or blood flow to the liver
The body destroys too many blood cells and the liver cannot handle them
Blocked or narrowed bile ducts
Symptoms in Jaundice Disorder such as:
Yellow skin and the white part of the eyes (sclera) — when jaundice is more severe, these areas may look brown
Yellow color inside the mouth
Dark or brown-colored urine
Pale or clay-colored stools
Fatigue and weight loss
Hepatitis may produce nausea and vomiting
The treatment depends upon the stage of disease. The doctors give a particularly treatment for particular condition of the patient. Some doctors give a treatment at home with rest. Medical treatment with intravenous fluids, medications, antibiotics, or blood transfusions may be required. In certain cases of newborn jaundice, exposing the baby to special colored lights or exchange blood transfusions may be required to decrease elevated bilirubin levels. In this disorder some physicians suggest surgical treatment as if they required.
There are lots of foods which are strictly avoidable in jaundice:
Oily and Fried foods
Tea and Coffee
High Cholesterol Food (Eggs, Meat and Chicken)
These foods the doctors suggested to his patients:
Drink Filtered water
Take plenty of Fluids
Take Normal Diets
Please take and care of the jaundice patients avoid becoming dehydrated. That is the stage when the patient body is at a toxic level of bilirubin in the brain. The patients needs three liter of water in this problem.