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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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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

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What is the signifcance of a normal blood count in an individual with jaundice?

What is the signifcance of a normal blood count in an individual with jaundice?

Likely not a: Bacterial infection. There are many causes of jaundice and blood count by itself is not sufficient for diagnosis. A normal count suggests lack of bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Can a person still have jaundice or something causing jaundice even if bilirubin blood test came back normal?

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

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Is it possible to get itchiness from liver problems even if you don't have jaundice and have normal bilirubin levels?

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 more

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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.

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.

Ask your doc: I am not sure how long it takes to get your liver to become 10.5 from 16. The thing is you are jaundice. You should see your primary and may also need liver or GI specialist based on your diagnosis. You can have cirrhosis later on due to your hx of alcohol use. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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.

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 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


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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