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Will a babies yellow eyes ever get better or is there a medication I can buy to fix it?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Find out why 1st
Many babies will have a transient yellowing in the white of their eyes the first week after birth as their body learns to metabolize bilirubin.
If this is what you are seeing & it is worsening, the baby needs to be evaluated. If your baby is older & the yellow is new, the baby needs to be seen to see what the problem is.

In brief: Find out why 1st
Many babies will have a transient yellowing in the white of their eyes the first week after birth as their body learns to metabolize bilirubin.
If this is what you are seeing & it is worsening, the baby needs to be evaluated. If your baby is older & the yellow is new, the baby needs to be seen to see what the problem is.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Andrew Nordine
Pediatrics
In brief: Probably
Most babies develop yellowing of the skin and eyes which should resolve spontaneously by two weeks of age.
If severe or persistent, it should be evaluated promptly and potentially treated. Medications should generally be avoided as they, more often than not, potentially exacerbate the problem.

In brief: Probably
Most babies develop yellowing of the skin and eyes which should resolve spontaneously by two weeks of age.
If severe or persistent, it should be evaluated promptly and potentially treated. Medications should generally be avoided as they, more often than not, potentially exacerbate the problem.
Dr. Andrew Nordine
Dr. Andrew Nordine
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