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Jaundice Problem

Asked for Male, 5 years

My nephew has been suffering from Fever since a few days. We took him to the doctor and he said that he has throat infection. He has been prescribed medicines that aren’t working and he is vomiting. Later, we got him checked again by another doctor who got him drips that still weren’t effective. We took him again to a hospital and CBC, LFT and urine tests were carried. My question is, is it Jaundice? What can be the other issue here? Do we use LFT for jaundice?

Responses (1)
Dr. Beenish Ehsan
General Physician - Karachi

Dear Patient,

Throat infection may cause vomiting due to congestion. However, if the vomiting is persistent/greenish along with stomachache/diarrhea/dark urine/indigestion/general itching of the body then it could be jaundice. LFTs are done to test the function of liver/gall bladder n yes rule out jaundice mostly or hepatitis but it isn't necessary this means he has it. These are the baseline tests used by doctors to rule out liver diseases.

Here at oladoc, you can find the best gastroenterologists in Lahore at the following link: https://oladoc.com/pakistan/lahore/gastroenterologist

You can also seek further help from the below-listed specialists.

Dr.Sabeen Farhan
Internal Medicine Specialist
Dr.Mehreen Zaman Niazi
Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist
Dr.Niamat Ali
Gastroenterologist, Diabetologist
Dr.Muhammad Awais Abid
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gastroenterologist

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