Common signs and symptoms seen in individuals with jaundice include:

yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and the whites of the eyes,

light-colored stools,

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,

abdominal pain,

fever,

weakness,

loss of appetite,

headache,

confusion,

swelling of the legs and abdomen, and

newborn jaundice.
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:

poor feeding,

lethargy,

changes in muscle tone,

high-pitched crying, and

seizures