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Is it cholangitis?

Hi, if someone has fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, upper abdominal pain which rotates round to their back and gets yellow eyes and and goes pale is that a sign of secondary sclerosis cholangitis or primary cholangitis and if it isnt what else could it be? Thankyou
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Hi,
How are you? Cholangitis or an infection of the common bile duct and presents with abdominal pain, chills, fever, clay-colored stools, nausea, dark urine, or yellowing of the skin. To reach this diagnosis, diagnostic tests such as abdominal ultrasound, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram (PTCA) and blood tests including liver function tests and liver enzyme levels may need to be done. If your symptoms persists, it is best that you have this checked by your doctor for proper evaluation. Take care and do keep us posted.
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