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Normal 02 Wk Jaundice
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 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
Yes: Babies disposal system was handled by you through the placenta up until the cord was cut. At that point all the mundane issues of metabolism shift to baby. They are transitioning to air-breather blood cells from in the womb cells which requires work that transiently makes them jaundiced. It gradually gets batter as baby catches up with the work.Your doc will know if it is too much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has every sign and symptom of a liver problem but the jaundice is very hard to notice. Is that normal?
?Gilbert Syndrome?: It is possible that he has the common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin, gilbert's syndrome, and is found in up to 5% of the population. The build-up of bilirubin can cause mild jaundice, but usually nothing else. Usually the liver can breakdown bilirubin quickly and u pee it out, but in this case it can't do it fast, thus a build up. But the level is usually harmless. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I don't know the reason of my jaundice (7.6), can I drink now moderately after 1 year? My reports are normal.
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?
Is it normal for bilirubin to be high a year after surgery? It has gone down some but continues to be high. Even showing signs of jaundice off and on.
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
If i was born jaundice and seem to have gilbert systems could this be related? All results are normal.
Gilbert's syndrome: It is not uncommon for babies without gilbert's syndrome to be born with temporary jaundice that is not harmful as it clears as soon as the liver function becomes more efficient. Gilbert's syndrome usually manifests it self a little later in life and is also harmless. I don't know if your jaundice at birth was the former or the latter, but either way you should be fine. ...Read more
Can a person still have jaundice or something causing jaundice even if bilirubin blood test came back normal?
No: Jaundice is due to elevated bilirubin. If you are still yellow, it is not jaundice. Do you eat lot of carrots or other yellow veggies . Absence of yellow pigment in the sclerae & oral cavities distinguishes carotenemia from jaundice. Diabetes, hypothyroidism and kiney diseases maybe associated with carotenemia but not caused by carotene ingestion. ...Read more
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
My baby had jaundice on his 3rd day now he is 35 days & bili level is 12 when do I expect the level & his color, as he turned orange, to be normal?
Couple possibilities: Worst case scenario is liver disease. Can be next worse is a blood disorder where the blood cells are fragile and breaking apart. Blood test can be done to look for these. Breast feeding jaundice can also cause this which is benign and is thought be perhaps be related to a hormone in your milk if you are bottle feeding, then this is not a possibility. See your md ...Read more
I had my gallbladder removed yesterday . Is it normal to still be jaundice? My bilirubin was 7.9 and it went down to 6.9. I am still very jaundice.
Takes time.: Jaundice will take several days to a few weeks to completely resolve. Postoperative rate of decrease in bilirubin values follows first-order kinetics at 8 percent/day. Rate is not significantly influenced by disease process, length of preoperative jaundice or absolute height of bilirubin level. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. Lately, i haven't gone outside, and i notice my skin has a yellow glow. I'm healthy, so it's not jaundice. Is it normal to have a skin undertone?
Evaluation: You should go to the doctors and get evaluated as yellow glow could be from several different pathology's. ...Read more
Is it possible to get itchiness from liver problems even if you don't have jaundice and have normal bilirubin levels?
Very doubtful: I would look for another cause of your generalized itching. Often it's something as simple as being allergic to the detergent with which you wash your clothes. If you do have liver issues as evidenced by elevated liver enzymes, this needs to be worked up, itchiness or no, as this warns of several deadly but treatable diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Liver 16.5 how long to come to 10.5 had jaundice recently bilru 2.8 now all lft lipid normal please advice.Age 63.Used to be a drinker also.
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?
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