Cholestasis


Any condition in which the flow of bile from the liver stops or slows.

Overview

Cholestasis is any condition in which the flow of bile from the liver stops or slows. Bile is a digestive fluid. Cholestasis can be caused by a liver infection, gallstones, and cancer.

Symptoms

Symptoms include intense itching, dark urine, and light-colored bowel movements.

Treatments

Treatment must address the underlying condition.


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