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High WBC and billirubin
My 3 day old cousin sister has White Blood Cells 16100 Billirubin total 10.8 Billirubin direct 1.4 Billirubin indirect 9.4 Please give any suggestion
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Hi...., looks like she has developed Physiological Jaundice.... Mild jaundice will usually resolve on its own as a baby’s liver begins to mature.... severe jaundice cases may require other treatments. Phototherapy is a common and highly effective method of treatment that uses light to break down bilirubin in your baby’s body....More severe cases needs exchange transfusion...Feed the baby 8 to 12 times in a day which helps bilirubin pass through their body more quickly.....Consult Pediatrician for further advice....
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