The symptoms of jaundice are yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and the whites of the eyes, light-colored stools, dark-colored urine, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, fever and swelling of the legs and abdomen.

Tests to diagnose: 

Urine test, blood test, ultrasound scan, computerised tomography (CT) scan and liver biopsy are the tests to diagnose jaundice


Treatment usually depends on the cause of jaundice. There's no treatment for jaundice as such, since it's not a disease but a sign of a medical problem. The approach is to treat the underlying cause.

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