Neonatal jaundice

What is Neonatal jaundice?

Jaundice or increased unconjugated bilirubin (more than 2 mg/dl ) within the first week of birth in a full term infant and within the first two weeks of birth in a preterm infant , is normally self limiting within the first month of birth .

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background: my first daughter was always on the larger side and born 9lbs 5oz. but my glucose with her was normal. i am not obese but could stand...

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Dear Doctor My grand daughter is 5 mo old. She was born on 16th march after an IVF pregnancy. Her birth weight was 2.964Kilo and gestation 36.5...

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As her growth and development is normal nothing to worry.
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My name is XXXXXXXmy son 9 month old suffering with mild cerebral atrophy is there any good treatment for this,...

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Your 9 month old child images of brain revealed mild cerebral atrophy ( I meant it is the MRI brain which gives details than CT scan brain)...

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