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Can you reverse kernicterus?

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics - Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Kernicterus

Once the neurological symptoms and signs of kernicterus are established, then it is not revrersible.
The child will have permenant neurological disabilities.

In brief: Kernicterus

Once the neurological symptoms and signs of kernicterus are established, then it is not revrersible.
The child will have permenant neurological disabilities.
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Dr. Raja Nandyal
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Once kernicterus develops, most of the damage is already done to the baby's brain.
Mild improvement can happen later.

In brief: No

Once kernicterus develops, most of the damage is already done to the baby's brain.
Mild improvement can happen later.
Dr. Raja Nandyal
Dr. Raja Nandyal
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: No

kernicterus is a brain injury resulting from excessive bilirubin levels in neonates.
It causes brain injury since bilirubin in such quantities is a poison to the brain. The damage cannot be undone, but the resulting effects can be treated.

In brief: No

kernicterus is a brain injury resulting from excessive bilirubin levels in neonates.
It causes brain injury since bilirubin in such quantities is a poison to the brain. The damage cannot be undone, but the resulting effects can be treated.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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