Newborn 60 days jaundiced
Hello my baby is 60 days old. He has jaundice still. His recent blood reports are Unconjugated bilirubin 6.3mg Conjugated bilirubin. 0.3mg Reticulocyte count is 2.5 ( normal range 2 to 6 SGPT 40iu Stool is yellow colour Urine normal color He is active , feeds well, sleeps well. We dunt have any blood diseases in our family. He was treated in Phototherapy initially after birth for physiological jaundice Kindly give your opinion
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The persistence of jaundice for longer periods in neonates is not unusual but it requires evaluation the Above blood reports are suggestive of persistence of hemolysis you have to rule out hemolytic anaemia and also other causes of persistence of jaundice like hypothyroidism so please consult your pediatrician
further investigation and consult ur pediatrician
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