What do you think the patient has? There are many things that can cause a yellow skin color. One of these is jaundice which is caused by excess bilirubin in the
. When this happens, it can change your skin to a yellowish tone and give you light sensitivity or fatigue. – When does jaundice occur? Jaundice occurs when your liver isn’t able to break down the bilirubin in your blood.
This may happen as a result of an infection, certain chemicals or medications, and more. Your skin can turn yellow if there is too much bilirubin in your blood because it prevents oxygen from getting inside the cells and tissues which gives them their natural color. It also happens with hepatitis where accumulation of waste products called “hepatotoxins” affect different organs such as the liver and kidneys, causing severe damage to these systems that lead to jaundice. The only way you will know for sure what caused this problem is by running tests on samples taken at the