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How Long Does Jaundice Usually Last
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 mild indirect jaundice can persist for a few months, without any harm. I recommend checking a total and direct bilirubin when jaundice persists beyond 2 weeks of age. Very high jaundice is linked to brain damage. Discuss with a physician, to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 severity and length of jaundice from days to weeks. Staining of the skin from jaundice can last longer than the actual liver inflammation. ...Read more
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 removal obstruction eye remained stained for a while due to tissue stain, by Albumin bound delta bilirubin. Since Albumin has half life of 20 days, so it takes time to clear jaundice completely even though blood levels are normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Delivery: It usually goes away at or shortly after delivery. ...Read more
How long will jaundice last after a stent has been inserted to clear a bile duct in the gallbladder?
How long does breast milk jaundice last in newborn babies, my baby is 1 month old she is active feeds well but still have yellowish face?
End stage liver failure, jaundice, low blood pressure, weak an dizzy. How long could I last like this? Bp has been low for two weeks 74/43
See a hepatologist: Given your history of hepatitis b and c, your liver failure is likely end-stage, meaning that it is not likely you will recover normal liver function. You should see a hepatologist, who is a liver doctor, to see whether any treatment can be given, or whether you are a candidate for a liver transplant. Low blood pressure can exist for several reasons, including infection, kidney or heart causes. ...Read more
My friend who is 33 m, is recently diagnosed with hepatitis & jaundice. How long will it take to get it cured? Just need an aproximate time 4 recovery.
Depends on cause...: The answer completely depends on the cause. For example if it is from hepatitis a alone, he will better (most likely) in a few weeks. If it alcoholic hepatitis, on the other hand, it may be fatal within weeks. So the cause of the hepatitis really matters. And, of course, it is feasible that there are multiple causes acting simultaneously (eg hep b and c); one may dominate now, the other later.... ...Read more
Jaundice newborn: Fullterm babys generally clear bilirubin or jaundice within the 1st week. Preterm infants may take up to 10-14 days. Some breastfed babies will continue to have some jaundice during the time they are breastfed. This is not dangerous. The type of bilirubin may help to sort out the cause. Mostly it is physiological and a normal process. All the best. Followup with your MD if prolonged. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neonatal Jaundice: Up to 60-65% newborns get mild jaundice, called 'physiological jaundice"; starts on day-3, resolves by 7-10 days, as long as the baby is feeding & pooping well. Many other causes- e.g. Poor feeding, blood group incompetibilities, perinatal infections, hepatitis etc. Breast milk jaundice: after 2nd week bc of a hormone in mother milk. Treatment: stop breastfeeding for 24-48 hours & restart. ...Read more
How danger is jaundice for 75 days old. Last test show that the total bilirubin is 6 and the direct is 6. He born without jaundice?
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