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Suggest treatment for jaundice in an infant

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Dr. Sumanth Amperayani

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Posted on Sat, 24 Mar 2018 in Child Health
Question: hi doc
my baby is 7 days old and diagnosed with jaindice mg17/dl.she has been admitted in hospital for a day.waanted to know what future precautions shall we take?
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Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani 1 hour later
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Hi...greetings from XXXXXXX

I would like to know certain things.

1. What is the birth weight?
2. Is it normal delivery or caesarean?
3. Did the baby cry immediately after birth?
4. What is your blood group and what is the baby's blood group?
5. Are they giving single surface phototherapy or double surface?
6. Can you upload the bilirubin report - I need to see if direct is raised or indirect is raised?

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
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