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

Yellow skin

Yellow skin: Introduction

Yellow skin is a serious symptom needing prompt professional diagnosis, because it is most commonly caused by jaundice with various possible underlying causes of jaundice including severe liver conditions. It is important to check for yellow eyes in addition to yellow skin. Yellow skin needs to be distinguished from orange skin or other skin color changes....more »

» Review Causes of Yellow skin: Causes | Symptom Checker »

Causes of Yellow skin:

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

» Review Causes of Yellow skin: Causes | Symptom Checker »

Home Diagnostic Testing and Yellow skin

Home medical tests possibly related to Yellow skin:

Causes of Types of Yellow skin:

Review the causes of these more specific types of Yellow skin:

Review causes of types of Yellow skin in more specific categories:

Yellow skin: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Yellow skin, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

Symptom Checker

Symptom Checker

Yellow skin Treatments

Review further information on Yellow skin Treatments.

Stories from Users for Yellow skin

Real-life user stories relating to Yellow skin:

Message Boards for Yellow skin

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Yellow skin or relevant symptoms:

Yellow skin: Animations

Medications or substances causing Yellow skin:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Yellow skin 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 Yellow skin:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Yellow skin 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.

  • Folex and Advil (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Folex and Motrin (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Folex and Nuprin (Ibuprofen) interaction
  • Folex and Aleve (Naproxen) interaction
  • Folex and Naprosyn (Naproxen) interaction
  • Folex and Ansaid (Flurbiprofen) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Yellow skin: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Yellow skin may include these symptoms:

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 Yellow skin

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

Yellow skin: Deaths

Read more about causes and Yellow skin deaths.

Misdiagnosis and Yellow skin

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 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 more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often 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 are multifactorial. Possible conditions include more »

Yellow skin: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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

Definitions of Yellow skin:

Organs affected by Yellow skin:

The list of organs typically affected by Yellow skin may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Yellow skin

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

How Common are these Causes of Yellow skin?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Yellow skin. Of the 397 causes of Yellow skin that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 10 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 380 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Yellow skin:

The following list of conditions have 'Yellow skin' 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 Yellow skin or choose View All.

View All A B C D E G H I J L M N O P S T U V 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 Yellow skin Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Yellow skin 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?

    Classifications of Yellow skin:

    Subtypes of Yellow skin:

    Uremic frost (5 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Yellow skin:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Jaundice-like symptoms (708 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Skin color symptoms (2348 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes)

    Symptoms related to Yellow skin:

    Orange skin (14 causes), Yellow eyes (386 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Dark skin (136 causes), Red skin (142 causes), Jaundice-like symptoms (708 causes), Jaundice (789 causes), Carotenemia, Beta-carotene dietary excess, Hypothyrodism, Pernicious anemia (24 causes), Uremia (115 causes), Xanthomata, Gouty tophi, Bruise (348 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

    These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Yellow skin

    Medical research papers related to Yellow skin include:

    Research More Evidence-Based Medicine at

    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