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My wife delivered a baby girl on 16/02/15. on 4 day we test the jaundice level, it was 7.39.is this jaundice level on 4 day normal or need to worry?

My wife delivered a baby girl on 16/02/15. on 4 day we test the jaundice level, it was 7.39.is this jaundice level on 4 day normal or need to worry?

Jaundice: jaundice is s normal event for ab infant transitioning to life. It can be complicated if there are risk factors involved. Your baby's level without risk factors is the the normal range. If your baby is pooping normal, eating well and is normal size you are okay. If your baby is premie, or sick or has blood type differences frim mom, you need to get the final word from your doctor. ...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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Is it normal for baby to still have jaundice at three weeks?

Is it normal for baby to still have jaundice at three weeks?

Yes?: Jaundice is common at birth with most babies at least to some extent and can last sometimes until a month of age but it usually is slowly disappearing not getting worse. If you have any concerns talk with your pediatrician. ...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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Is it normal for a baby to have jaundice after 24hr of giving birth?

Is it normal for a baby to have jaundice after 24hr of giving birth?

Newborn jaundice: Yes. Physiological jaundice starts after 24 hours, peaks arounfd day 3-4 days, tapers off and disappears within 7 to 10 days but it make take longer for breastfed babies. Jaundice appearing within the first 24 hours is always abnormal. ...Read more

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I worded my previous question wrong. My 8 year old has all signs and sypmtoms of liver problems except jaundice. Is this normal?

I worded my previous question wrong. My 8 year old has all signs and sypmtoms of liver problems except jaundice. Is this normal?

Varies with conditin: The liver can show an injury pattern specific to its cause that may not produce jaundice in its early or moderate stages. Various simple viruses like mumps or mono can produce liver enzyme elevations without jaundice.One of the most elevated sets of liver enzyme studies i ever saw was a 9mo with unrecognized hepatitis b he got from mom at birth. He was never became jaundiced. ...Read more

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My wife is 28 week pregnant and she is having jaundice since 10 days. Is this normal or it can effect my unbourn baby? What diet she has to take?

My wife is 28 week pregnant and she is having jaundice since 10 days. Is this normal or it can effect my unbourn baby? What diet she has to take?

If she is jaundiced: She needs to be seen by her physician to see why. It can be due to hepatitis, or cholestasis from gall bladder disease, or another etiology, but definitely needs to be checked. ...Read more

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My baby has jaundice tsp high about 200 but now it's about 180. And his gpt is 200. So, my q what's the normal gpt for newborns? Is it 60 ? Plz asap

My baby has jaundice tsp high about 200 but now it's about 180.  And his gpt is 200. So, my q what's the normal gpt for newborns? Is it 60 ? Plz asap

Depends: The answer depends on the baby's health status. Is he a premie? Dehydrated? On a ventilator? On iv's? Septic? What kind of jaundice? Anemic? Too many variables missing to answer your question properly. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Yellow Eyes And Skin (Definition)

Jaundice is a yellow color in the skin, mucus membranes, or eyes. The yellow pigment is from bilirubin, a byproduct of the breakdown of old red blood cells. Jaundice is also a ...Read more


Dr. Anne Larson
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Yellow Skin (Definition)

Yellow skin may be seen in jaundice, which is an increased level of bilirubin in the blood, generally caused by liver disease, gall bladder ...Read more