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JAUNDICE (SKIN AND EYES) This is a yellow colouration of the skin and eyes. Cause: Presence of excess bile pigments. This happens due to blockage of bile duct or destruction of liver. Symptoms:¬†Yellow pigmentation of skin and eyes, nausea, vomiting and lack of appetite. Itching of skin. Treatment Removal of stones from the gall bladder by surgery. Give patient fat-free diet, reduced amount of proteins. Give antihistamines to reduce itching.   Homeostasis Homeostasis is the maintenance of a constant internal environment. The internal environment consists of intercellular or tissue fluid. This fluid is the medium in the space surrounding cells. Tissue fluid is made by ultra-filtration in the capillaries. Dissolved substances in the blood are forced out of the capillaries and into intercellular spaces. Cells obtain their requirements from tissue fluid while waste products from cells diffuse out into the tissue fluid. Some of the fluid gets back into the… Read More »JAUNDICE (SKIN AND EYES)

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