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Obstructive Jaundice is a condition that occurs when bile flow from the liver to the small intestine is blocked. Bile contains bilirubin, which is a yellow substance produced by red blood cells as they break down and are removed from your body.

When bile cannot reach the intestines, it builds up in your liver and other tissues, causing jaundice. The Signs of Obstructive Jaundice: Know What to Look For article discusses how obstructive jaundice can be detected through clinical signs such as light skin color or dark urine. The Signs of Obstructive Jaundice: Know What to Look For article discusses how obstructive jaundice can be detected through clinical signs such as light skin color or dark urine. Other symptoms may include itchiness and soreness around the eyes, fever, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.”

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“Other symptoms may include itchiness and soreness around the eyes, fever, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.” The nurse continues to assess for other indicators that might indicate an obstruction in bile flow from liver to small intestine. The nurse continues to assess for other indicators that might indicate an obstruction in bile flow from liver to small intestine. She evaluates whether there is a visible swelling in epigastric area.

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