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What is the treatment for jaundice?
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Dr. Scott Katz answered
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Phototherapy: Jaundice, or high bilirubin levels, is best treated with special "bili-lights", known as phototherapy. These lights produce a special wavelength of blue light that break down the bilirubin so your baby can get rid of the excess. In rare cases, if the bilirubin is very high, hospitalization may be required for a process known as an exchange transfusion.
Answered on Jan 30, 2019
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