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Jaundice in adults

Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It can affect newborns or adults, and treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here.

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Hepatitis B symptoms

Most people who have hepatitis B don't have symptoms when they are first infected. Learn about the symptoms you may encounter in the long term.

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Gallstones

Gallstones are hard, pebble-like masses that are produced from bile in the gallbladder, that can result in symptoms such as pain, fever or jaundice.

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Pancreatic cancer symptoms

Pancreatic cancer can be present without causing any symptoms at all. Symptoms might not appear until the cancer affects other organs.

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Liver cancer symptoms

Liver cancer is a cancer affecting the cells of your liver. It is among the top ten causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Find out more about liver cancer including its symptoms.

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Stool changes

Although stools (faeces or poo) can vary, you should pay attention to what your stools look like. Learn more about what changes you should look out for.

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Yellow fever

Yellow fever is a serious disease transmitted by an infected mosquito in areas of Africa, Central or South America. Vaccination is recommended.

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Glandular fever symptoms

Glandular fever (also called the ‘kissing disease’) is an infectious disease which is common in teenagers and young adults. Find out more about the symptoms of glandular fever.

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Pancreas

The pancreas is a vital organ that helps the body to digest food and control blood sugar levels. Read about the role of the pancreas and how to keep it healthy.

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Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy damages the nervous system and muscular control, affecting movement and coordination. Know the risk factors in pregnancy and birth.

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Pancreatic cancer treatments

Pancreatic cancer treatments will depend on factors such as when the cancer was diagnosed, how far and where it's spread as well as your age and health.

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