In-depth

Complications

Infant jaundice

Infant jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes, is common after birth. Careful monitoring and treatment is important for preventing rare, but serious, complications.

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Nausea and vomiting

Tests and diagnosis

Liver biopsy

Liver function tests

Ultrasound

Treatments and drugs

Liver transplant

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