Jaundice in Babies
Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin, commonly seen in newborns. The condition usually resolves itself in a matter of weeks but occasionally requires treatment to prevent further complications....
Infant jaundice is a yellow discoloration in a newborn baby's skin and eyes. Infant
jaundice occurs because the baby's blood contains an excess of bilirubin ...
What is jaundice in newborns?Jaundice is a yellow tint to a newborn's skin and
the white part of the eyes. It is a sign that there's too much bilirubin in the baby's ...
Physiological (normal) jaundice: Most newborns have this mild jaundice because
their liver is still maturing. It often appears when a baby 2 to 4 days old and ...
Unfortunately, if levels get too high it can still lead to kernicterus, a form of brain damage that can cause cerebral palsy and hearing loss. Jaundice
is due to a buildup in the blood of bilirubin, a yellow pigment which comes from the breakdown of old red blood cells... More »
Nov 12, 2014 ... Newborn jaundice symptoms such as yellowing of the eyes and skin is common.
... In newborn babies a degree of jaundice is normal. It is due ...
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 ...
Oct 13, 2015 ... 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 ...
Introduction. Jaundice is a common and usually harmless condition in newborn
babies that causes yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes. The medical
Newborn jaundice is when your baby's skin and the white parts of his eyes look
yellow. It's caused by the build-up of a substance in the blood called bilirubin.