Results for: Cholestasis

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37 weeks with 2nd - really itchy skin - cream doctor prescribed not helping - should you tell your midwife - heard could be a sign of obstetric cholestasis?

Yes it could be a sign of obstetric cholestasis, see your midwife or doctor immediately. Answer . Itching is often the only symptom noticed by a woman who suffers from I ( Full Answer )
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Does cholestasis come from Pregnancy?

Pregnancy increases the sensitivity of the bile ducts to estrogen, and cholestasis often develops during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy
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What are symptoms of extrahepatic cholestasis?

They include a yellow discoloration of the skin dark urine, and pale stools. Itching over the skin may be severe if the condition is advanced
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What are symptoms of intrahepatic cholestasis?

They include a yellow discoloration of the skin dark urine, and pale stools. Itching over the skin may be severe if the condition is advanced
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What causes Extrahepatic cholestasis?

Extrahepatic cholestasis can be caused by conditions such as tumors and gallstones that block the flow of bile from the gallbladder
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What causes Intrahepatic cholestasis?

Intrahepatic cholestasis is usually caused by hepatitis or by medications that can produce symptoms resembling hepatitis