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Blood infections in newborn babies

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Newborn vomiting blood. Dangerous?

Worried grandad: was with my daughter /son in law and 4 day old baby (m). Baby was just breast feeding and vomited up two 'lumps' of blood. Cried loudly afterwards. D and s-i-l have just gone off ...

Blood in urine of newborn baby at the end of urination. Normal?

Seeing small amount of blood in urine of my new born baby (7days old). what could be wrong here? is it normal? The blood comes only at the end while urinating. ...

Umbilical cord blood TSH test done for newborn baby. Is it normal?

hi i have newborn baby girl on 25 aug2012 umbilical cord blood TSH test done. result found 22.95microiu/dl .after 4 day my doctor say again for test result was t3-199ug/dl ,t4 19.3 ug/dl and TSH 18 ...

Suggest a vaccination chart for newborn baby

My baby was given Taxim 250 mg inj - 3 Nos. One immediate after birth , Second inj on the second day and third inj on the third day. As on today my baby has not given any vaccines like BCG , oral ...

What causes fluctuation in platelet count in newborn baby?

My Son was born this 10-Jan. with low weight 1.65Kg and put on nursery for observation with decrease in platelets from 1.5L initally to 50K yesterday with increase in weight to 1.69Kg. Please Guide.
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Suggest treatment for jaundice for a newborn

hi Dr. my 2 days newborn baby suffering from jundice of level 10.2gm/l ,baby is B+ve blood group ... the doctor(child specialist) to day and he said come after 2 days to check blood group ... ...

Suggest treatment for hyperbilirubinemia in newborn baby

My daughter is 10 days old. on 3rd day docs said she has hyperbilirubinemia and on blood test found ... native, she recommended not to have those kind of medicines for Neonatal baby for 15-20 days unless ...

Newborn on flicloxacillin for skin infection. Is this medication safe?

Hi my 3 weeks old baby is on flucloxacillin 125mg/5ml for skin infection.Doctor prescribed to take ... as described in leflet for babies yonger then 2 years old.Have I done the right think ,aspecial as I m alergic ...

Dosage of colimax for newborn baby?

colimax drops how frequently, for maximum how many days to be given to newborn for colic . & when the cycle can be rpted ? One of our known baby was given three times a day x 6 tmhs routinely in 1st 8 mths ...

How to treat reddish purple fingertip of newborn?

My baby was born with her finger tip being redish purple i ask her doctor he said it looked like a blood blister from being pinched during birth but she isa1 month old now and if anything its gotten ...

What causes fluctuating WBC count in a newborn?

My grandchild is 3 days old when they did a blood test on him the same day he was born they said .... They put him immediately on an antibiotic. Yesterday they said his blood count is perfect but where his ...

Seizure in newborn. How to treat this?

I have a 3 days older baby boy who felt fits(Shakes his hands with a little twitch ). Nothing ... in the newborn , when we went for our third day checkup the nurses found and said that this is an abnormal ...

Newborn baby has high TLC. What precaution should i take ?

Hii.. Sir my 3 days infant s blood test says TLC high. So, i want to know its dangerous for our baby ??.. And now which types of precaution we should take for proper care of my baby. ...

Newborn baby has low hemoglobin level. Done blood transfusion. Can you help?

a haemoglobin level of 4.7. He looked a little pale and was a little lethargic ie not the crying baby you would expect at birth. I m extremely worried regarding the implications of this finding. He s had a blood ...

Does tylenol cause variation in bilirubin levels in newborn?

Hi, please read the following scenario: In a newborn 60 hrs. old, (presenting in the ED ... continuous high pitched crying for hrs, mom was exclusively breast feeding. Baby lacked complete interest ...
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Hi my newborn baby was positive on galactocemia on her newborn screen. But thn v went to hospital to see genetic dr n they took blood to conferem galactcemia.
Eliminate galactose completely and withhold breast feeding, follow your doctor's advice, wait for the results.
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