Intrahepatic Cholestasis Of Pregnancy

About "Intrahepatic Cholestasis Of Pregnancy"

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is a liver disorder seen in the second or third trimester of pregnancy. Here, liver function is impaired due to the build-up of bile in the liver. The symptoms observed in this condition are intense itching in the palms and feet, dark urine, light-colored stools, and jaundice.

Related Terms: Obstetric Cholestasis, Pregnancy Complications, Udiliv, Ursodeoxycholic Acid

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Is it safe to take Udiliv during pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor, My wife is in her 7th month of pregnancy. Since last 15 to 20 days, she has been experiencing itching throughout her body. She was ordered liver function test. Report for blood sample collected and attached. Based on this report, she has been taking Udiliv 150 mg twice a day and also Li...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to She is suffering from IHCP or intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and hence the itching. The parameters have deranged and AST (aspartate aminotransferase), ALT (alanine aminotransferase) and Alkaline phosphatase hav...  Read Full »


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