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Jaundice, new born - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hI.
Doctor :   hOW CAN i HELP YOU?
User :   Hi,
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query.
User :   I have a query regarding a new born baby. Will you be able to advice me?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   My sister gave birth to a baby boy on Sept 1st & am seeing light yellow color in his eyes. On contacting a doctor, he said that it jaundice and will subside in few days
User :   I would want to know if it is something to worry & needs immediate attention
Doctor :   When did the jaundice develop?
User :   5th day (i.e. 5th Sept 08)

Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then there is nothing to worry about.
Doctor :   This is called physiological jaundice and will subside by itself.
Doctor :   He may need light therapy but apart from that there is no serious issue.
Doctor :   are you there?
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