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Jaundice-like symptoms

Jaundice-like symptoms: Introduction

Jaundice is almost always causes by some type of liver condition or bile duct condition. Many of these conditions may be serious, and jaundice needs prompt medical diagnosis and treatment....more »

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Causes of Jaundice-like symptoms:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Jaundice-like symptoms

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Causes of Types of Jaundice-like symptoms:

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Jaundice-like symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Jaundice-like symptoms Treatments

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Message Boards for Jaundice-like symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Jaundice-like symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Jaundice-like symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Inspect color of the skin and sclera of the eyes - e.g. the yellow discoloration of the sclerae and the skin in jaundice results from elevated Bilirubin levels in the blood; skin pigmentation that is not bilirubin may suggest hemochromatosis as the cause of jaundice; examine for signs of anemia.
    • Abdominal examination for enlarged liver, enlarged spleen, ascites and palpable gallbladder which may be associated with various causes of jaundice and may help in determining the cause - e.g. if there is little or no enlargement o the liver this would suggest hemolytic anemia, Gilbert's disease , pernicious anemia and Dubin-Johnson syndrome; massively enlarged liver may suggest Gaucher's disease; enlarged gallbladder may suggest obstructive jaundice, cancer of the pancreas, cancer of the bile ducts or cancer of the ampulla of Vater; significantly enlarged spleen may suggest infectious mononucleosis, cirrhosis of the liver, hemolytic anemia, Gaucher's disease or Kala azar; edema and ascites would suggest alcoholic cirrhosis.
    • Look for evidence of chronic liver disease such as reddening of the palms, easy bruising, muscle wasting, testicular atrophy and enlargement of the breasts in males
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Jaundice-like symptoms: Animations

Medications or substances causing Jaundice-like symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Jaundice-like symptoms 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.

Jaundice-like symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Jaundice-like symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Jaundice-like symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Jaundice-like symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Jaundice-like symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Jaundice-like symptoms

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 are multifactorial. Possible conditions include chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis...read more »

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Organs affected by Jaundice-like symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Jaundice-like symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Jaundice-like symptoms

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

How Common are these Causes of Jaundice-like symptoms?

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-like symptoms. Of the 708 causes of Jaundice-like symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "common" diseases
  • 8 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 23 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 682 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Jaundice-like symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Jaundice-like symptoms' 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.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Jaundice-like symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Jaundice-like symptoms 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.

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Causes of Jaundice-like symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Jaundice-like symptoms 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?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Jaundice-like symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Jaundice-like symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Jaundice-like symptoms:

    Subtypes of Jaundice-like symptoms:

    Yellow skin (397 causes), Yellow eyes (386 causes), Neonatal jaundice (65 causes), Jaundice (789 causes), Jaundice in pregnancy (37 causes), Uremic frost (5 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Jaundice-like symptoms:

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

    Symptoms related to Jaundice-like symptoms:

    Yellow skin (397 causes), Yellow eyes (386 causes), Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Yellowish discoloration of palpebral conjunctiva, Lethargy (399 causes), Myalgia (118 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Jaundice-like symptoms

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