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Does Jaundice in an adult warrent an er visit?

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Asked by KzaM4Infinity at 8:53 PM on Nov. 21, 2010 in Health

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  • I'd go. Something is wrong with the liver and the body can get pretty toxic pretty fast.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 8:54 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Yes, jaundice is a sign of liver failure, which can go downhill very fast.

    Answer by sweet29mom at 8:56 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • yes

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 8:56 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • YES, Jaundice is a problem with the liver, GO!!

    Answer by zakityzak at 8:58 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Yes- it's a potential sign of liver failure. Definitely go to the ER!

    Answer by Freela at 9:12 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • yes!

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 9:19 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Yep!!!

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 9:57 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • That wouldn't even be a second thought! My father in law died of liver failure and he was so jaundiced. The whites of his eyes were yellow.

    Answer by bubsiclesmom at 10:19 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Seriously??? Omg YES....HS

    Answer by MizusT at 11:24 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Yes, babies get it because their livers are not at 100% functionality yet... but in an adult it means something is wrong with your liver.... I say "please go to the ER!"

    Answer by momof2redhedz at 10:06 AM on Nov. 24, 2010

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