...that it's obstructive jaundice, caused by a blockage in the bile duct, which therefore causes bile build-up.
He'd been looking sick for a while now. It was as if he was shrinking in front of my very eyes. It's so difficult to watch your parents age. It's even more difficult to finally acknowledge that fact to yourself.
Now the blockage can be caused by either a stone or a tumour. 95% of the time it's a stone.
My father is not in the 95%.