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Does neonatal jaundice usually cause many symptoms?

Does neonatal jaundice usually cause many symptoms?

Yellow skin: Most common cause of jaundice is physiologic , which usually causes yellowish discoloration of skin and eyes and usually mild. Newborn jaundice caused due to reasons like blood type mismatch between mother and baby, congenital abnormalities of liver or biliary tract, congenital or acquired infections in newborn or bleeding beneath scalp can also poor feeding , tiredness and lead to kernicterus. ...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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What are common causes of cirrhosis and liver damage?

What are common causes of cirrhosis and liver damage?

Many causes: The top 2 causes are viral (hepatitis C) or alcohol related,. Other causes include, metabolic, genetic, and autoimmune causes. Please see a liver doctor who can test you for the different causes and manage your symptoms. Fatty liver disease is becoming more prevalent and can lead to cirrhosis. ...Read more

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Causes of chronic pyelonephritis and treatment?

Causes of chronic pyelonephritis and treatment?

See remark: Very broad question ? Pyelonephritis is basically infection of the kidney ,due to many causes such as presence of stone,infection in the blood stream,infection of bladder due to abnormality of the ureters allowing germs to travel from bladder to the kidneys (this is most common) It is a SERIOUS matter. You should see a specialist,since long standing infection leads to serious complication . ...Read more

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Cause and treatment of chronic cardiomyopathy?

Cause and treatment of chronic cardiomyopathy?

Cardiomyopathy: There are many kinds of cardiomyoopathy, some infectious , some inherited, some toxic, and other causes; there are treatments that work for most depending on the etiology. ...Read more

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Causes and cures for diaharea?

Causes and cures for diaharea?

Okay, here goes...: To answer in 400 keystrokes: "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please ; get checked--don't guess. ...Read more

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What STD causes weakness, vomiting, liver enlargement, and jaundice?

What STD causes weakness, vomiting, liver enlargement, and jaundice?

Hepatitis?: A severe case of lots of diseases can cause a wide variety of symptoms. From your description, it sounds like the liver is involved. If it is, you need help now. Call your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Mononucleosis cause and cure?

Mononucleosis cause and cure?

Virus: The cause of mononucleosis is the epstein- barr virus. There is no cure. The virus will run its course in time. Meanwhile lots of rest is in order, and avoid contact sports, because sometimes the liver or spleen can be enlarged and more susceptible to injury. ...Read more

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Antibiotics dosage caused weakness and mild fevers expected causes and cure please help.

Antibiotics dosage caused weakness and mild fevers expected causes and cure please help.

Go back to doctor: The best thing to do is to see the doctor who prescribed the medications. Answers on healthtap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the usual causes of Graves' disease? And can Mccune Albright syndrome cause it?

Yes: 30% of kids with McCune Albright can get hyperthyroidism. Main problems are with bobes, precocious puberty. Needs special lab work to diagnos Graves disease; it is treatable ...Read more

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What is the cure of anemia causes by viral infection?

What is the cure of anemia causes by viral infection?

Usually: Tincture of time. If the viral infection is the true cause it will improve after resolution of the infection. ...Read more

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What causes pernicious anemia and what are some treatments for it?

What causes pernicious anemia and what are some treatments for it?

Low vitamin B12: Pernicious anemia is a condition in which the body is unable to absorb vitamin B12 through the stomach due to loss of a protein called intrinsic factor in the stomach. Treatment invovles replacing b!2 through injections or nasal sprays- taking oral pills is ineffective. ...Read more

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What causes and how is thrush treated? Symptoms? Could pacifier cause this? 

What causes and how is thrush treated? Symptoms? Could pacifier cause this? 

Yeast: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, generally in young babies in the first few months. There's white plaques on the inside of the lips, on the tongue, the sides of the mouth, and the roof. The difference between this and milk residue is the thrush doesn't brush or rinse off. It's treated with oral nystatin, an antifungal solution painted on. The pacifier can pass the yeast around. ...Read more

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What usually causes getting liver damage?

What usually causes getting liver damage?

See details: Really too numerous to mention. Causes increase infection (especially the various hepatitis viruses), toxins (especially alcohol) and medications. ...Read more

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What causes most neonatal jaundice?

Jaundice: Most physiologic neonatal jaundice is caused by immaturity of the liver and inability to process all of the breakdown products of red blood cells leading to a build up of bilirubin. This may be exacerbated in breast fed infants. There are causes of neonatal jaundice that can represent disease states, but these are not the most n cause of neonatal jaindice. ...Read more

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What is the cause, symptoms, and treatment for leukoplakia ?

What is the cause, symptoms, and treatment for leukoplakia ?

Leukoplakia: Leukoplakia is a white patch that usually occurs in the mouth on the cheek or tongue. It usually occurs in response to an irritation, such as a rough tooth or ill-fitting denture, or to smoking or chewing tobacco. Often times, removing the irritation or quitting smoking or chew will allow the white spot to disappear. Some leukoplakia is pre-cancerous and should be biopsied. ...Read more

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Are the only causes of jaundice liver related?

Are the only causes of jaundice liver related?

Mostly: Severe hemolytic anemia overloads capacity of liver to process hemoglobin from ruptured blood cells. Disease of gall bladder, bile duct, pancreas can block the bile flow. Gilbert's disease can cause jaundice when liver function is otherwise normal. There are others. ...Read more

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Is Parkinson's disease genetic and what causes it?

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Is Parkinson's disease genetic and what causes it?

Parkinson's causes: Specific gene mutations play a role and genes changed due to environmental exposure may be causal. Having a close relative who has it increases your risk. The triggers are felt to be virus or toxins (herbicides or pesticides). Changes in the brain of parkinson patients include: lower dopamine, lower norepinephrine, and the presence of lewy bodies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of steatorrhea and what is cure for it?

What are the causes of steatorrhea and what is cure for it?

Fat in the stool: Assuming there is no jaundice. Either the pancreas is not producing its enzymes (old or new pancreatitis, adult-onset cystic fibrosis, blocked duct, cancer) or the small intestine is not absorbing as it should (celiac sprue, tropical sprue, don't miss whipple's, several others). Treat the cause. ...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