Jaundice Prevention

Is it possible to prevent Jaundice? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods in the condition center at ThirdAge.com.

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How to Prevent Jaundice


Prevention depends on the disorder causing jaundice. You may not be able to prevent some of the disorders. However, you can take the steps below to decrease your chance of developing liver disease:

  • Limit your alcohol intake to no more than two drinks a day for men or one drink a day for women.
  • Be careful in mixing drugs, especially alcohol, with over-the-counter and prescription medicines.
  • Avoid exposure to industrial chemicals.
  • Do not use illegal drugs.
  • Do not share needles or nasal snorting equipment.
  • Practice safe sex.
  • To decrease your risk of hepatitis A, get the hepatitis A vaccine.
  • To decrease your risk of hepatitis B, get the hepatitis B vaccine.



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Learn what Jaundice is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Jaundice Causes
Causes
What causes Jaundice? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Jaundice Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Jaundice? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Jaundice Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Jaundice Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Jaundice symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Jaundice Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Jaundice
Screening
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Jaundice Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Jaundice Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Jaundice? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Jaundice Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Jaundice treatment options are available?
Jaundice Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
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