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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

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 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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If i was born jaundice and seem to have gilbert systems could this be related? All results are normal.

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

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My son has every sign and symptom of a liver problem but the jaundice is very hard to notice. Is that normal?

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

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Jaundice level is 18. Is this normal for 3 days old baby? Pls advise

Jaundice level is 18. Is this normal for 3 days old baby? Pls advise

No: Needs close monitoring and phototherapy may need to be instituted depending on infant's gestational age and on the type of jaundice, hemolytic vs nonhemolytic. ...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