Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Jaundice

Jaundice: Introduction

Jaundice: yellowish discoloration of the skin and mucous membrane. See detailed information below for a list of 789 causes of Jaundice, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

» Review Causes of Jaundice: Causes

Causes of Jaundice:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Jaundice. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

» Review Causes of Jaundice: Causes

Common Causes of Jaundice

Home Diagnostic Testing and Jaundice

Home medical tests possibly related to Jaundice:

Causes of Types of Jaundice:

Review causes of types of Jaundice in more specific categories:

Review causes of more specific types of Jaundice:

Jaundice Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Jaundice may include:

Review further information on Jaundice Treatments.

Stories from Users for Jaundice

Real-life user stories relating to Jaundice:

Jaundice: Animations

Medications or substances causing Jaundice:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Jaundice as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Jaundice:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Jaundice as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Fusidic Acid and Ritonavir, Saquinavir interaction
  • Rifampin and Pyrazinamide interaction
  • Troleandomycin and Oral Contraceptive Agents interaction
  • Oral Contraceptive and TAO interaction
  • Birth Control Pill and TAO interaction
  • Alesse and TAO interaction
  • more interactions...»

Causes of General Symptom Types

Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:

Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:

Causes of Similar Symptoms to Jaundice

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Jaundice:

Jaundice: Deaths

Read more about causes and Jaundice deaths.

Misdiagnosis and Jaundice

Rare undiagnosed iron disorder causes various severe conditions: The rare "iron overload" disorder, hemochromatosis, can cause a variety of symptoms and result in various severe conditions that mimic several of the big name...read more »

Rare copper disease insidious and misdiagnosed: Wilson's disease (a form of copper overload) is a rare disorder that has a slow and insidious onset that can often fail to be diagnosed. Copper builds up in the liver...read more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons...read more »

Jaundice: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:

Causes of Jaundice listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Jaundice as a symptom include:

Definitions of Jaundice:

Pathologic process consisting of an abnormal increase in the amount of BILIRUBIN in the circulating blood, which may result in JAUNDICE.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Clinical manifestation of hyperbilirubinemia, consisting of deposition of bile pigments in the skin, resulting in a yellowish staining of the skin and mucous membranes.
- (Source - CRISP)

A condition in which the skin and the whites of the eyes become yellow, urine darkens, and the color of stool becomes lighter than normal. Jaundice occurs when the liver is not working properly or when a bile duct is blocked.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)

Detailed list of causes of Jaundice

The list below shows some of the causes of Jaundice mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Jaundice?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Jaundice. Of the 789 causes of Jaundice that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 10 causes are "common" diseases
  • 10 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 33 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 754 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Jaundice:

The following list of conditions have 'Jaundice' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Jaundice or choose View All.

View All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

Conditions listing medical complications: Jaundice:

The following list of medical conditions have Jaundice or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

A

B

C

E

F

H

I

L

M

O

P

Q

S

W

X

Y

Join in at the forums

Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.

Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.

See a list of all the medical forums

Causes of Jaundice Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Jaundice based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Jaundice:

    Bilirubin levels raised (plasma or serum), Hyperbilirubinaemia, Icterus
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Jaundice:

    Medical Conditions associated with Jaundice:

    Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Jaundice-like symptoms (708 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Jaundice:

    Yellow skin (397 causes), Yellow eyes (386 causes), Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Breast milk abscess, Physiological jaundice, Biliary atresia, Neonatal hepatitis, Autoimmune hepatitis, Hepatitis- A, B, C, Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes), Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Gilbert's syndrome

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

    These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Medical News summaries about Jaundice

    Our news pages contain the following medical news summaries about Jaundice and many other medical conditions:

    Related medical articles from our Disease Center for Jaundice:

    More Ways To Research Medical Signs and Symptoms:

  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise