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.

Low blood pressure (hypotension)

Low blood pressure (hypotension) can be a sign of good health or of a life-threatening condition. Find out more about hypotension's causes and treatment options.

Risk factors

Depression

Symptoms

Coma

Dry skin

Extreme temperatures — hot or cold — can take a toll on your skin. Here's how to pamper and protect it.

Fatigue

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.

Nov. 10, 2015
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