• Jaundice
    Jaundice is defined as the yellow staining of the skin and sclerae that is caused by high levels in blood of the chemical bilirubin. The color of the skin and sclerae varies depending on how high or low the blood of the chemical bilirubin is. When the level is highly elevated, the skin or sclerae is...
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  • Jaundice Symptoms
    Jaundice symptoms Extreme weakness, headache, fever The symptoms of jaundice are extreme weakness, headache, fever, loss of appetite, severe constipation, nausea, and yellow discoloration of the eyes, tongue, skin, and urine.  Dull pain in the liver region The patient may also feel a dull...
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  • Breastfeeding Jaundice
    Old Title: Effects of Breastfeeding on Newborn Jaundice New Title: Newborn Jaundice and Breastfeeding Purpose Newborn jaundice continues to be the most common problem for term infants during the neonatal period. Many aspects of newborn jaundice remain a mystery; in particular, the role of breast...
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  • Neonatal Jaundice
    Newborn jaundice Newborn jaundice is a condition marked by high levels of bilirubin in the blood. The increased bilirubin causes the infant's skin and whites of the eyes (sclera) to look yellow. Causes Bilirubin is a yellow pigment that is created in the body during the normal recycling of old red...
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  • Jaundice
    Jaundice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "Yellowing" redirects here. For the plant disease, see lethal yellowing. For paper degradation, see foxing. "Icterus" and "icteric" redirect here. For the physiological event, see Ictal. For the songbird Icteria, see Yellow-breasted Chat. Jaundice ...
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  • Jaundice
    Jaundice When you have a baby there are many things that go through your mind; will they be healthy, will they be early, and will there be any complications. I have wondered all these same things myself; however one thing I didn’t count on was my son being born with Jaundice. “Jaundice is not a disease...
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  • Jaundice
    Jaundice (also known as icterus;[1] from the Greek word ίκτερος, attributive adjective: icteric) is a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over the sclerae (whites of the eyes), and other mucous membranes caused by hyperbilirubinemia (increased levels of bilirubin in the blood)...
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  • Jaundice Disease
    The word jaundice is derived from a French word called as jaune, which means yellow. It is a very common condition which is seen in newborn babies which can be treated by exposing them to sunlight. It is also known as yellow skin or eyes disease. It turns your skin, mucous membranes, sclera (the white...
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  • Jaundice Natural Remedies
    Jaundice Natural Remedies Keezharnelli is said to be the best protective shields for the Liver. It is an effective herb against jaundice of all types. It is still the practice of the Tamil to administer Keezharnelli in Jaundiced conditions. Keelanelli is also excellent in controlling sugar levels...
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  • Disorders of the Digestive System
    surgery is called vagotomy. Jaundice: Jaundice is a disorder in which the skin, eyes and nails become yellowish due to accumulation of the bile pigment, bilirubin. Types a) Prehepatic or Haemolytic jaundice: This is also known as neonatal or physiological jaundice. It is caused due to heavy...
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  • Jaundice in Newborns
    Jaundice in Newborns Jaundice is caused by an increase in blood levels of bilirubin, which is a waste product made when haemoglobin in red blood cells is broken down. Newborn babies have immature liver enzymes and are unable to chemically transform (metabolise) this bilirubin effectively for later...
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  • Jaundice
    · Patient Discussions: Jaundice - Effective Treatments[->0] What is jaundice? Jaundice[->1] is not a disease but rather a sign that can occur in many different diseases. Jaundice is the yellowish staining of the skin and sclerae (the whites of the eyes) that is caused by high levels in blood of...
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  • Bilirubin
    feces (normal value for fecal urobilinogen = 40 - 280 mg/day) Jaundice is the discoloration of body tissues caused by abnormally high levels of bilirubin. Bilirubin levels greater than 3mg/dl usually produce jaundice. Once the jaundice is recognized clinically, it is important to determine whether the...
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  • The Liver
    risk of developing liver cancer, Waugh and Grant (2006). Section B: Jaundice and pruritus are two symptoms associated with liver disease. Describe these two symptoms and explain the physiological changes that cause them. Jaundice is when the skin and whites of the eyes changes from is normal colour...
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  • Bilirubin Test
    up quickly in the body. Liver disease can also cause bilirubin levels to be abnormally high. Too much bilirubin is one cause of a condition called jaundice, which causes the skin and sclera of the eyes to become yellow. Once the cause of excess bilirubin is taken care of, yellowing of the eyes and skin...
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  • The High Risk Newborn
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  • Appearance of a New Born
    feet may appear to be tinged with blue. Soon, the baby's circulation improves, and the skin color is more uniform. Jaundice. More than half of newborns have some degree of jaundice in the first week of life. In most cases, this condition is due to the immaturity of the liver and is not a threat to...
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  • Biochemistry
    photosynthesis pathway. Flow of Heme Degradation Bilirubin &Jaundice (relation) * Jaundice is a common problem for the neonate. It is common because the figures suggest that anywhere up to 50% of newborns may present with jaundice during earliest infancy and even more frequently in those babies...
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  • Hemolytic Disorders and Congenital Anomalies
    characterized by jaundice, a yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and sclerae. Jaundice primarily results from accumulation of unconjugated bilirubin, which is a product of hemoglobin breakdown. · Although physiologic jaundice is common and usually benign, pathologic jaundice is serious and...
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