If you have Jaundice then you are most likely to have your skin and the white part of your eyes turns to yellow. The condition is most common in newborn babies but people of all ages including adults get it, too. Jaundice is caused by build-up of bilirubin – a yellow pigment – in the blood and the tissues of the body. This build-up of bilirubin is often due to certain other conditions that affect your liver, gallbladder, pancreas or blood, such as hepatitis, gallstones or cirrhosis. If you are experiencing the symptoms of Jaundice then the doctor devises treatment plan for the underlying condition that is causing it instead of the Jaundice itself.
Let’s find out what exactly causing Jaundice in adults, its diagnosis and treatment: