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Jaundice

Symptoms Include:
Jaundice

 

The term “jaundice” refers to the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes. If you develop jaundice, see your doctor. It’s a red flag that has to be investigated (see below). Jaundice is a common ailment in newborns. Unlike adult jaundice, this is usually not a cause for concern.

 

Related Conditions:
Liver disease

Jellyfish and other sea creature stings

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Redness | Swelling | Itch

 

The majority of stings from sea creatures in British Isles coastal waters are minor and can be treated with first aid. You may need to go to the hospital on occasion.

Jet lag

Symptoms Include:
Tiredness | Fatigue | Insomnia | Drowsy | Poor concentration

 

After a lengthy journey, jet lag occurs when your typical sleep pattern is disrupted. As your body adjusts to the new time zone, your symptoms should improve in a few days.

Joint hypermobility syndrome

Symptoms Include:
Abnormal joint movement  |  Pain

 

Hypermobility refers to the fact that your joints are more flexible than others (you may think of yourself as being double-jointed). It’s possible that joint hypermobility syndrome is causing the pain.

Joint pain

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Joint pain

 

Joint pain is a frequent condition that can have a variety of causes. However, it’s frequently due to an injury or arthritis. Joint discomfort that worsens over time is frequently a marker of osteoarthritis in elderly adults. If you have persistent osteoarthritis symptoms, see a doctor.

 

Related Conditions:
Osteoarthritis
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