Jaundice Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Jaundice. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Jaundice or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • Abdominal Pain Abdominal pain is pain in the belly and can be acute or chronic. Causes include inflammation, distention of an organ, and loss...learn more »
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    Abdominal Pain Article
    • Abdominal pain facts
    • What is abdominal pain?
    • What causes abdominal pain?
    • How is the cause of abdominal pain diagnosed?
    • Characteristics, symptoms, and signs of the abdominal pain
    • Associated signs and symptoms of abdominal pain
    • Physical examination
    • Exams and tests
    • Special problem in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) of diagnosing the cause of abdominal pain
    • Why can diagnosis of the cause of abdominal pain be difficult?
    • How can I help my doctor to determine the cause of my abdominal pain?
  • Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Stool, Hematochezia) Rectal bleeding (hematochezia) refers to the passage of bright red blood from the anus. Rectal bleeding may be moderate to severe...learn more »
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    Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Stool, Hematochezia) Article
    • Rectal bleeding (blood in stool) facts
    • What does rectal bleeding (blood in stool) mean?
    • What are the causes of blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)?
    • What diseases and conditions can cause blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)?
    • Anal fissure
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Diverticulosis
    • Colon cancer and polyps
    • Polypectomy
    • Angiodysplasias
    • Colitis and proctitis
    • Meckel's diverticulum
    • Rare causes of rectal bleeding
    • How is the cause and site of rectal bleeding determined?
    • History and physical examination
    • Anoscopy
    • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Radionuclide scans
    • Visceral angiogram
    • Video capsule and small intestine enteroscopy
    • MRI and CT tomographic angiography
    • Nasogastric tube aspiration
    • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    • Blood tests
    • How is rectal bleeding treated?
  • Gallbladder Pain Gallbladder (gall bladder) pain can be caused by gallbladder disease such as gallstones or cholecystitis. Causes of gallbladder...learn more »
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    Gallbladder Pain Article
    • What are the causes of gallbladder pain?
    • What is the mechanism of gallbladder pain?
    • What are the characteristics gallbladder pain?
    • What are the symptoms associated with gallbladder pain?
    • What are other biliary causes of pain?
    • What are other diseases to consider?
    • What is cholecystitis?
  • Stool Color & Texture Changes (Black, Red, Maroon, Green, Yellow, Gray, Tarry, Sticky) Stool color is generally brown. When stool color changes, often, an individual becomes concerned. The presence of the bilirubin...learn more »
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    Stool Color & Texture Changes (Black, Red, Maroon, Green, Yellow, Gray, Tarry, Sticky) Article
    • What color is normal stool?
    • What causes normal stool color?
    • How do changes in bilirubin affect stool color?
    • How does intestinal bleeding change stool color?
    • What other things can cause changes in the color of stool?
    • What are the symptoms of stool color changes?
  • Liver Cancer Liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the world and the majority of patients with liver cancer will die within one year...learn more »
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    Liver Cancer Article
    • Liver cancer facts
    • What is liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC)?
    • What is the scope of the liver cancer problem?
    • What are the population characteristics (epidemiology) of liver cancer?
    • What are liver cancer causes and risk factors?
    • What are liver cancer symptoms and signs?
    • How is liver cancer diagnosed?
    • Blood tests
    • Imaging studies
    • Liver biopsy or aspiration
    • What is the natural history of liver cancer?
    • What are the treatment options for liver cancer?
    • Chemotherapy and biotherapy
    • Chemoembolization (trans-arterial chemoembolization or TACE)
    • Radioembolization
    • Ablation techniques
    • Cryoablation
    • Stereotactic radiosurgery
    • Proton beam therapy
    • Surgery
    • Is there a role for routine screening for liver cancer?
    • What is fibrolamellar carcinoma?
    • What's in the future for the prevention and treatment of liver cancer?
  • Malaria Malaria is an infectious disease transmitted by the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Symptoms of malaria include chills,...learn more »
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    Malaria Article
    • Malaria facts
    • What is malaria?
    • What are malaria symptoms and signs?
    • How is malaria transmitted?
    • Where is malaria a particular problem?
    • What is the incubation period for malaria?
    • How is malaria diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for malaria?
    • Is malaria a particular problem during pregnancy?
    • Is malaria a particular problem for children?
    • Is it possible to prevent malaria?
    • What is the prognosis (outcome) for people with malaria?
    • Is there a vaccine for malaria?
    • Where can people get more information about malaria?
  • Migraine Migraine is usually periodic attacks of headaches on one or both sides of the head. These may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting,...learn more »
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    Migraine Article
    • What is a migraine headache?
    • What are the symptoms of migraine headaches?
    • What are some of the variants of migraine headaches?
    • How is a migraine headache diagnosed?
    • How are migraine headaches treated?
    • What is the treatment for moderate to severe migraine headaches?
    • What other medications are used for treating migraine headaches?
    • How are migraine headaches prevented?
    • What are migraine triggers?
    • What should migraine sufferers do?
    • What are prophylactic medications for migraine headaches?
    • What is the proper way to use preventive medications?
    • What is the treatment for menstrual migraine?
    • Conclusions
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Primary Biliary Cirrhosis is a chronic disease characterized by progressive inflammation and destruction of small bile ducts...learn more »
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    Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Article
    • What is PBC?
    • What is the scope of the problem?
    • What is the cause of PBC?
    • What are the symptoms and physical findings in PBC?
    • What manifestations are specifically due to PBC itself?
    • What are the manifestations of the complications of cirrhosis in PBC?
    • What are the manifestations of diseases associated with PBC?
    • What are risk factors for PBC?
    • How is PBC diagnosed?
    • What is the role of blood tests?
    • What is the role of testing for antimitochondrial antibodies?
    • What is the role of imaging tests?
    • What is the role of liver biopsy?
    • What are the criteria for a definitive diagnosis of PBC
    • What is the course of natural progression in PBC?
    • What are the sequential clinical phases of PBC?
    • What is the role of mathematical models in predicting the outcome (prognosis) in PBC?
    • What about pregnancy in PBC?
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic, progressive disease of the bile ducts that channel bile from the liver into...learn more »
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    Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Article
    • Primary sclerosing cholangitis facts
    • What is primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)?
    • How common is primary sclerosing cholangitis?
    • What causes primary sclerosing cholangitis?
    • What are the symptoms of primary sclerosing cholangitis?
    • What are the complications of primary sclerosing cholangitis?
    • How is the diagnosis of primary sclerosing cholangitis made?
    • How is primary sclerosing cholangitis treated?