Patient reviews for Doctors for Cholestasis in Dalanwala, Dehradun
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It was very good.He answered my all queries in detail and gave me proper suggestion for my disease.I have yet to start the medi... Read more reviews
It is a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver to the duodenum. The It is a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver to the duodenum. The two basic distinctions are an obstructive type of cholestasis, where there is a mechanical blockage in the duct system that can occur from a gallstone or malignancy, and metabolic types of cholestasis, which are disturbances in bile formation that can occur because of genetic defects or acquired as a side effect of many medications. The symptoms are:
3. Pale stool
4. Dark urine
HOW IS CHOLESTASIS DIAGNOSED?
A general physician/gastroenterologist diagnoses cholestasis through the following:
1. Genetic testing
2. Blood test
3. Urine test
HOW IS CHOLESTASIS TREATED?
The treatment of this disease will be carried out by the gastroenterologist who will conduct surgery or an endoscopy to relieve blocked bile ducts. Cholestyramine may also be prescribed to help prevent and treat the severe itchiness.
DID YOU KNOW?
Warm baths can relieve the itching to a certain extent.