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... Hi my name is Liliana and about two years ago, I had a newborn who was detected with high bilirubin, and during my pregnacy I had low levels. ... (3 replies)
... tay like he was.a little sick but ok. thats not how it is.he has progessively gotten sicker.ascities is real bad, just had 10 liters removed from stomach.ammonia levels seem to stay high. lactulose does not seem to be helping anymore. xifaxan now for 2weeks and still seems to mentally not be here. ... (2 replies)
your post sounds like you blame yourself for everything. Please don't. The baby's birth and jaundice did not have anything to do with you. You are not at fault.
The fact that your baby appeared to have a heart attack? That is something entirely different.
What was the baby's apgar score at birth? The doctor would find out more and all of this would... (3 replies)
... Liliana, neonates especially if slightly premature, frequently have Neonatal Jaundice. It occurs because the Haemoglomin of the foetus is different to an air-breathing baby's. As a result it breaks down faster than the immature liver can cope with it. It occurs in 70-80% of new borns.
The Doctor is correct that sunlight quickly cures the problem and leaves no residual... (3 replies)
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