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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

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

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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 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" 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 more »

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Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, 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 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 more »

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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

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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