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10 Tips for Cholestatic Pruritus in Alagille Syndrome

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Itchy skin is never comfortable. But for people with cholestatic pruritus caused by Alagille syndrome (AGLS), it can be a constant, potentially distressing companion.

Thankfully, there are some things to try, in addition to medications that a doctor may recommend, that could help relieve discomfort.

AGLS is a genetic disorder that occurs when the liver develops with too few or misshapen bile ducts. Bile ducts are small tubes that allow bile, a digestive enzyme, to pass from the liver into the small intestine.

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