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My newborn grandson has bilirubin of 11 from 8 also had cephaluc hematoma. He is a big baby 9'12 and 20 inches. Is there any thing to watch for?

Common lever@ 2-3d

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Bilirubin levels of that order are common & unimportant at day 2-3. The cephalhematoma can boost the level & it sounds like they are already watching things.Some kids handle the metabolic work & rid themselves of this temporary buildup & some need photo-therapy lights or other treatments. Monitoring & treatment as needed prevents jaundice from becoming a problem.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

What is a high bilirubin level in a newborn?

See below

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Bilirubin Levels in Full Term, Healthy Newborns that may Require treatment Serum bilirubin Levels Age of baby Above 10 mg Less than 24 hours old Above 15 mg 24-48 hours old Above 18 mg 49-72 hours old Above 20 mg Older than 72 hours Good Luck.
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If bilirubin is 10 on newborn is it ok or not?

Very common

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After the cord is clamped,babies body must begin doing the clean up work of metabolism without mom's help via the placenta.Bilirubin is generated by red cell recycling & 1/3 or more infants will be visably jaundiced by day 3-4. A level of 10 at birth or @1d would be excessive,but by day 2-3 would be common.Depending on babies other risk factors (premi,sick),this would require no special Rx.
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My newborn is 2 days old, upon birth her bilirubin was a 2, it increased to a 5, and today it is an 11. How concerned should I be?

Sounds pretty normal

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When the cord is clamped,baby looses mom's help cleansing it's blood & that shows up as some expected increase in the bilirubin level in the first few days. It commonly peaks around day 3-4 & declines as the babies system speeds the process. I take notice for levels above 12-14 at 2 days but consider a 11 pretty normal. I don't hold a discharge at that level.
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Dr. Edward Evans answered:

Newborn jaundice Day 10 bilirubin total 11.31mg/dl & bilirubin direct 0.43mg/dl Day 20 bilirubin total 5.6 & bilirubin direct 1.0 Should I b worried?

More testing needed.

Jaundice
Probably nothing however The direct component of the bilirubin is rising. It sounds like your pediatrician is following this. But if baby is healthy likely ok. Premature infants should be followed more closely?
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What is the definition or description of: Total and direct neonatal bilirubin?

Causes jaundice

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Bilirubin is a breakdown product of heme (found in red blood cells) metabolism. It consists of both direct (water soluble) and indirect (water insoluble) forms. In a newborn, most of the bilirubin is in the indirect form. If the level gets high, it causes neonatal jaundice. See your pediatrician if your newborn looks yellow (jaundiced) or you have concerns.
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Dr. Jay Park answered:

Is this a normal range for total bilirubin. 0.50mg/dl. If not, what does it mean?

Yes

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Liver is working normally and there is no excessive red cell destruction
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Can exercise cause slight increase alt and ast but still normal range with normal ggt, alk phos and bilirubin?

Normal is normal

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Taking promethium? Can also affect liver chemistries. Overall, sounds ok. follow up with MD.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya answered:

Was suffering fron jaundice dues to HAV. readings went down but was still above normal range. Now, it is increasing. Both sgpt and bilirubin. Help?

Don't panic

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Minor fluctuation is ok. Several multiple of base line- increase is concerning. Should avoid other food- alcohol, meds which hurt liver. Liver like sweets. Vitamins and rest helps recovery. Pre existing medical conditions matter. See PMD...
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Dr. Jay Park answered:

Total bilirubin 2.7,( Normal range 0.1-1.1) other pparameters are absolutely normal, any chance for Hepatits? Direct bili.0.3, indirect 2.4, LDH 277.

Unlikely

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The lab findings you provided do not reflect the inflammation of liver, so called hepatitis. Elevated level of indirect bilirubin suggests the possibility of excess of red cell destruction.
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