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How do I tell if I have jaundiced eyes
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How do I tell if I have jaundiced eyes

Hi I have elevated alt and bilirubin.  My eyes always appear to be bloodshot slightly.  But when I look at google jaundiced eyes, they appear more red in the pictures than yellow.  Please describe to me in detail what jaundiced eyes look like.  Thank you.
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the whites of the eyes will be yellowish-tinged.  jaundice usually appears when the bilirubin level is above 3.0.  why are your liver enzymes abnormal?
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The doctor says it is fatty liver as it has been shown that I have an infiltration of liver fat through an ultrasound.  In June of 2009 my bilirubin was tested and came back 1.3

Supplements I am taking are:  sam e, inositol and choline, taurine, selenium, milk thistle, and fish oil.  Could this have a negative effect to cause jaundice?  They all seemed to be liver supports through my research
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all of these supplements are safe to take, although I am not too keen about taurine.  people may appear jaundiced from hypercarotenemia also.
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Why are you not too keen on taurine?
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i believe there is some data showing that naturally it can some hepatotoxicity
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