Common signs and symptoms seen in individuals with jaundice include:
yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and the whites of the eyes,
dark-colored urine, and
itching of the skin.
The underlying disease process may result in additional signs and symptoms. These may include:
nausea and vomiting,
loss of appetite,
swelling of the legs and abdomen, and
In newborns, as the bilirubin level rises, jaundice will typically
progress from the head to the trunk, and then to the hands and feet.
Additional signs and symptoms that may be seen in the newborn include:
changes in muscle tone,
high-pitched crying, and