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Infant jaundice is yellow discoloration of a newborn baby's skin and eyes. Infant jaundice occurs because the baby's blood contains an excess of bilirubin (bil-ih-ROO-bin), a yellow pigment of red blood cells. Infant jaundice is a common condition, particularly in babies born before 38 weeks' gestation (preterm babies) and some breast-fed babies.

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What Is Newborn Jaundice? Many newborn babies develop jaundice, a condition in which the skin and whites of the eyes are yellowish in color, within a few days after birth. In fact, about half of ...

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Hyperbilirubinemia happens when there is too much bilirubin in your baby’s blood. About 60% of full-term newborns and 80% of premature babies get jaundice. The most common symptom is yellowing of your baby’s skin and the whites of his or her eyes.

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Newborn jaundice occurs when a baby has a high level of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a yellow substance that the body creates when it replaces old red blood cells. The liver helps break down the substance so it can be removed from the body in the stool. A high level of bilirubin makes a baby's skin and whites of the eyes look yellow.

www.healthline.com/health/newborn-jaundice

Newborn jaundice is a yellowing of a baby’s skin and eyes. Newborn jaundice is very common and can occur when babies have a high level of bilirubin, a yellow pigment produced during normal ...

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Hyperbilirubinemia happens when there is too much bilirubin in your baby’s blood. About 60% of full-term newborns and 80% of premature babies get jaundice. The most common symptom is yellowing of your baby’s skin and the whites of his or her eyes.

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Jaundice occurs in most newborn infants. Most jaundice is benign, but because of the potential toxicity of bilirubin, newborn infants must be monitored to identify those who might develop severe hyperbilirubinemia and, in rare cases, acute bilirubin encephalopathy or kernicterus. The focus of this guideline is to reduce the incidence of severe hyperbilirubinemia and bilirubin encephalopathy ...

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Neonatal jaundice is a yellowish discoloration of the white part of the eyes and skin in a newborn baby due to high bilirubin levels. Other symptoms may include excess sleepiness or poor feeding. Complications may include seizures, cerebral palsy, or kernicterus.. About 60% of full term newborn and 80% of premature babies are jaundice.

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For moderate or severe jaundice, your baby may need to stay longer in the newborn nursery or be readmitted to the hospital. Treatments to lower the level of bilirubin in your baby's blood may include: Enhanced nutrition. To prevent weight loss, your doctor may recommend more-frequent feeding or supplementation to ensure that your baby receives ...

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Unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn: Pathogenesis and etiology View in Chinese … Persistence of hyperbilirubinemia beyond two weeks of age has been labelled as prolonged hyperbilirubinemia/jaundice and these infants require an assessment of their direct or conjugated bilirubin levels to rule ...