Neonetal jaundices
My daughter is 25 days old...Once the infants get neonatal jaundice is there Chances to get again?what the reason for it to repeat?is there any effect on baby health? What precautions have to taken
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Sharath Kumar K N
General Physician Mandya
Hello, neonatal jaundice is of two types, physiological (due to immature liver), starts from 3-4days of life and comes down by 2 weeks, only needs phototherapy to recover faster. It doesn't come again, while pathological jaundice can occur at any age, cause may infections, inflammatory, surgical causes, hematological, depending on cause can occur at any age. Nothing to worry, it's usually rare,, maintaining Gud hygiene is enough to prevent infection.
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