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How can newborn jaundice be treated?

Newborn full term developed Jaundice day 2, day 4 level was 18.3, now day 5 level is 18.5. Still no treatment from pediatrician, asked to come back and check again tomorrow. Is this within normal levels or should some type of treatment be prescribed?
Mon, 10 Apr 2017
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Hi, Your child has Neonatal Jaundice.Expose your child to sunlight for 1 hr. daily.Give her Vit C drops.You can also try Phenobarbitones i.Crush a Gardenal30 mg tab,mix in glucose,make 6 pouches of the mixture and give one pouch daily.This will help your child.
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