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how long does jaundice usually last

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raja Nandyal
50 years experience Pediatrics
A week to a few mos: Essentially focusing on new born jaundice- it lasts from 1 to 2 weeks in formula fed babies. It peaks at 3 to 4 days in a term baby. In breast babies ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on why: There are many different reasons for jaundice. The answer to the question, "How long does jaundice last," is one day to one lifetime. It depends on th ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the cause of the jaundice.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the type of hepatitis and the severity of the liver involvement.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Jaundice: The bilirubin stays in the skin many days after the hepatitis or bile obstruction has resolved. Avoid any soaps or creams that dry the skin too much.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: The length of jaundice in hepatitis B cases varies from case to case. Cases can be mild or severe and the degree of liver inflammation determines the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
For some times: Raised bilirubin causes jaundice, or yellow pigment on sclera ( eye) both due to obstruction of ducts as in stones or due to liver diseases. After re ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
CF: If your child as been diagnosed with CF please find a skilled health care practitionner to help you manage all the issues surrounding cf.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience Dermatology
Delivery: It usually goes away at or shortly after delivery.
A 91-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually 2-3 days: It can take several days for the jaundice to clear after the obstruction is opened by the stent.

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