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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for neonatal jaundice?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Need for Rx varies
Nn jaundice is a routein event in newborns as babies system starts catching up to work mom's body did before birth.
Intensity varies &@ low levels can be ignored.As levels go up, depending on babies other issues it can become toxic to the developing brain.If the white of babies eyes is yellow, blood tests are needed.Effective rx includes phototherapy, IV fluids, & rarely an exchange transfussion.

In brief: Need for Rx varies
Nn jaundice is a routein event in newborns as babies system starts catching up to work mom's body did before birth.
Intensity varies &@ low levels can be ignored.As levels go up, depending on babies other issues it can become toxic to the developing brain.If the white of babies eyes is yellow, blood tests are needed.Effective rx includes phototherapy, IV fluids, & rarely an exchange transfussion.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Depending on how significant the jaundice is, photo therapy is the treatment.

In brief: No
Depending on how significant the jaundice is, photo therapy is the treatment.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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