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This is when there is too much bile in the blood. This occurs when the liver is not working well or when a bile duct is blocked. The extra bile makes the skin and the whites of the eyes turn yellow. The urine darkens and the stool becomes clay-colored.

Read about liver problems as a side effect of breast cancer treatment.

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Audio contributed by: Marisa Weiss, M.D.

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