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

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

MRI

Treatments and drugs

Chemotherapy

Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Radiation therapy

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