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What are the symptoms of jaundice in adults?
As already mentioned, jaundice is not a disease, but rather a visible sign of
an underlying disease process. Individuals with jaundice will have a yellow
discoloration of the skin to varying degrees, and may also exhibit yellowing of
the mucous membranes and of the white of the eyes. However, depending on the
underlying cause of the jaundice, individuals may experience different symptoms.
Some individuals may have very few, if any, symptoms at all, while others may
experience more severe and pronounced symptoms. Individuals with jaundice may
experience any of the following signs and symptoms: