Jaundice in Adults Index
Jaundice in adults may be caused by a variety of medical diseases or conditions. Some cases of jaundice can be managed at home with a doctor's supervision, while other causes of jaundice may be life-threatening. Symptoms of jaundice are yellow skin, yellowing of the whites of the eyes, pale colored stools, dark urine, itchy skin, vomiting, nausea, rectal bleeding, and more. Treatment of jaundice is focused on the disease or condition that is causing jaundice.
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- How is liver cancer diagnosed?
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- What is the treatment for liver cancer?
- What is the follow-up after treatment for liver cancer?
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