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Table of ContentsOVERVIEWKEY POINTSSYMPTOMSDIAGNOSISCAUSESPREVENTIONTYPICAL TREATMENTSCONCLUSION OVERVIEW Jaundice is a clinical condition characterized by the yellowing of the skin, mucous membranes, and sclera. It is also called icterus. The yellow colouration is due to the accumulation of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a yellow-orange pigment from bile. When bilirubin…
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How To Prevent Jaundice Infections During Pregnancy

Jaundice in pregnancy, in the majority of cases, is mild and can be managed successfully. It is more common in newborn babies because babies have many red blood cells in their blood, which are broken down and replaced frequently. According to in-depth findings, gallstones and preeclampsia-related disorders are the most common causes of this condition in pregnant women. Diseases that cause…
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Signs That Tell Your Baby Has Jaundice

Jaundice is a common condition in which a baby’s eyes and skin look yellowish. It is usually harmless, and about 60% of babies have it. Jaundice occurs when there is too much build-up of bilirubin (a biochemical substance that red blood cells release during the breakdown process) in the blood. This condition can go away independently, or a doctor may suggest light therapy or other treatments…
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