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What causes neonatal jaundice in breastfed baby?

What causes neonatal jaundice in breastfed baby?

Depends,often normal: Mild jaundice is common & results from the baby's GI system just maturing & being able to excrete bilirubin. This happens when the liver becomes more functional during the first week or so of life. As the baby feeds, bilirubin leaves the body in the stool (hence yellow stools) & urine. If breastmilk is not yet in, more jaundice may occur. In other babies, it can be due to more serious conditions. ...Read more

Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more


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Can birth control pills cause liver fibrosis?

Can birth control pills cause liver fibrosis?

Possible: There has been some association between long term use of birth control and liver tumors found recently. Talk with you gym and primary care about this. ...Read more

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Does birth control and progesterone cause birth defects?

Does birth control and progesterone cause birth defects?

PossIble: Although the hormone levels are very low in ocpills, there is a potential for side effects. Like female baby can have virilization. ...Read more

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Can birth control pill cause nipple discharge?

Can birth control pill cause nipple discharge?

Yes: Some women report a white/clear discharge. But if you remain concerned, get checked by your obgyn. Always better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Can birth control pills cause subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Generally not: Medications can affect people in different ways. I'm not aware of this being a common side affect. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Can birth control pills cause subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Not that we're aware: Birth control pills are more commonly linked to clotting problems than blood thinning problems. Subconjunctival hemorrhages can occur in anybody, but occur more commonly in people on aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) and other blood thinning medications. ...Read more

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Does getting pregnant on birth control pills cause fetal malformation?

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Does getting pregnant on birth control pills cause fetal malformation?

Not proven: Although that was suspected in the past (vactrel complex) and virilization of female baby, this all was not proven. Short answer is no. ...Read more

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Meaning of neonatal jaundice?

Meaning of neonatal jaundice?

Jaundice : Physiologic neonatal jaundice is yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes due to elevation of a breakdown product of old blood cells called bilirubin that builds up in newborns due to immaturity of liver enzymes. Pathologic neonatal jaundice can also result from various disease states. Phototherapy with special lights, or more aggressive therapy, may be needed to lower bilirubin to safe levels. ...Read more

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What birth control pills don't cause breast enlargement?

What birth control pills don't cause breast enlargement?

Progesterone only: Birth control pills that only contain progesterone derivatives are least likely to cause breast enlargement, because the estrogen that stimulates breast tissue is missing. ...Read more

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Will birth control pills cause kidney stones?

Will birth control pills cause kidney stones?

Not likely: See this site for information on kidney stones. http://www.webmd.com/kidney-stones/kidney-stones-what-increases-your-risk. ...Read more

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How common is neonatal jaundice?

How common is neonatal jaundice?

Very: Most term normal newborns become jaundiced peaking around the 3rd to 5th day of life. Their livers being a bit immature have trouble breaking down bilirrubin, the substance that make you jaundiced. This type of jaundice resolves in the first 2 weeks. If you are nursing your baby, the yellow pigment may linger a bit. Babies that are premature or have medical problems, may have more serious jaundice. ...Read more

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Body naturally detoxing after birth control.. Bright yellow stool. Is this normal?

Body naturally detoxing after birth control.. Bright yellow stool. Is this normal?

No: See your doctor and find out if you need a culture if you are infected or if you have a malabsorption issue, your doctor can help you or refer you to a gastrologist. ...Read more

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Is jaundice normal after 24hr of giving birth?

Is jaundice normal after 24hr of giving birth?

Who has it?: For you, have your obstetrician evaluate your bilirubin levels, and other blood tests to identify what type of jaundice it is. If you are asking about the baby an indirect or needle/lancet injection enablesblood check. ...Read more

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Can Kariva birth control pills cause breast growth?

Can Kariva birth control pills cause breast growth?

Yes: According to the emedtv (http://std.Emedtv.Com/kariva/side-effects-of-kariva.Html) Kariva estrogen based bcps can lead to breast lumps. This is not a uniform enlargement and can be misleading in mammograms and self-exam efforts, raising the possibility of a malignant growth. ...Read more

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What are the birth defects caused by birth control hormones?

What are the birth defects caused by birth control hormones?

None: The hormones in birth control pills, or Progesterone shots ("depo provera") are not thought to cause birth defects. Many women inadvertently take birth control after they have already conceived and their children do not seem to have any increased risk of birth defects. ...Read more

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Could the birth control tilia fe change breast size?

Could the birth control tilia fe change breast size?

Oral contraceptives: SOME Oral contraceptives may ^ breast size in SOME women, SOME OF THE TIME. Yes - breast swelling has been reported as a potential side effect for tilia fe. ...Read more

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Does cod liver oil effect birth control pills?

Does cod liver oil effect birth control pills?

No: Cod liver oil contains high levels of vitamin A and vitamin D. Is there a reason to believe that you are deficient in those?? Do you liv above the Arctic Circle?? Or work at the South Pole station?? Or do you have lupus where you really should have very limited sun exposure? Just eat a good varied diet and you should get more than enough A and D. And NO, it should not affect BCP absorption! ...Read more

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Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more


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Yellow Skin (Definition)

Jaundice = yellowing of skin & eyes due ...Read more