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Are there alternative therapies for neonatal jaundice?
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: NO
Neonatal jaundice can be dangerous if not treated early and correctly.
The bilirubin molecule can cross the blood brain barrier and can damage the brain of the newborn permanently. Any alternative treatment, other than phototherapy and hydration can risk an infant for life.

In brief: NO
Neonatal jaundice can be dangerous if not treated early and correctly.
The bilirubin molecule can cross the blood brain barrier and can damage the brain of the newborn permanently. Any alternative treatment, other than phototherapy and hydration can risk an infant for life.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: No
To add to previous answers, sunlight is mentioned, but really does not help.

In brief: No
To add to previous answers, sunlight is mentioned, but really does not help.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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