Breast Milk Jaundice
Breast Milk Jaundice: Introduction
Breast Milk Jaundice: Jaundice in an infant caused by the presence of a particular substance in the mother's breast milk which leads to high bilirubin levels in the infant. The condition tends to run in families. The jaundice tends to persist up to six weeks after birth.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Breast Milk Jaundice is available below.
Symptoms of Breast Milk Jaundice
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Treatments for Breast Milk Jaundice
- Treatment is usually not needed unless bilirubin levels are too high in which case breast feeding may be stopped for a day or two. In rare cases phototherapy or IV fluid may also be utilized
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Breast Milk Jaundice: Complications
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Causes of Breast Milk Jaundice
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Breast Milk Jaundice: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Breast Milk Jaundice
Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder
called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed.
Women...read more »
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, ...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system contains a variety of...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good"...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »
Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form
of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer.
Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients
with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician.
The reasons are...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known...read more »
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Breast Milk Jaundice: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Breast Milk Jaundice
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Breast Milk Jaundice: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Breast Milk Jaundice
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Breast Milk Jaundice: Animations
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Prognosis for Breast Milk Jaundice
Prognosis for Breast Milk Jaundice:
The prognosis is good as long as the infant is monitored and treatment measures delivered when required.
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Statistics for Breast Milk Jaundice
Breast Milk Jaundice: Broader Related Topics
Types of Breast Milk Jaundice
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