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... But to answer your question about what is bilirubin. Bilirubin is a brownish yellow substance found in bile. It is produced when the liver breaks down old red blood cells. ... (6 replies)
... WHAT IS TBIL (bilirubin)? My new born son is having Jaundice. after the Blood test the report gives me the figures as CHEMISTRY RESULTS REF RANGE REMARKS TBIL 11.12mg/dl 0.40-2.00 ORR HI DBIL 0.49mg/dl 0.10-0.50 I am yet to take my kid to the doctor. Physical appearence shows yellowish colour of the eyes(white... (6 replies)
... WHAT IS TBIL (bilirubin)? My new born son is having Jaundice. after the Blood test the report gives me the figures as CHEMISTRY RESULTS REF RANGE REMARKS TBIL 11.12mg/dl 0.40-2.00 ORR HI DBIL 0.49mg/dl 0.10-0.50 I am yet to take my kid to the doctor. Physical appearence shows yellowish colour of the eyes(white area),cheeks & neck. What is the... (6 replies)

... My oldest, like KeltoKel, ended up with a level of 18. I was trying to breastfeed and had to end up supplementing with formula. You want the baby to eat and poop a lot. This helps get it through the body and out. They did not admit my son to the hospital, which was surprising b/c he had high levels and was born at 36 weeks. But things went fine with him at home. He was... (6 replies)
... It is very important that your baby is seen by the doctor within a few days of coming home so he can have his levels checked again. Most doctors and nurses know just by looking at a baby if there is something to be concerned about. My son was slightly jaundiced when I had him. He was home one night and when I was holding him the next afternoon and he just seemed so... (6 replies)
... I don't know what all that is, but I can tell you that the number that sounds like what my babies had is the 11.1. All of my babies had issues, two of them had to wear the light blanket. 11 is not a number that would alarm anyone depending on the day it was taken. What they want to avoid is having it peak in the high teens. So if it was 11 on peak day - no sweat. Early -... (6 replies)
... Your new child should be seen by a pediatrician. My daughter had slight jaundice and needed to be seen by the doctor within 3 days after she was born. (6 replies)
... Concerned grandfather here about my 6 week old grandson...at birth he needed phototherapy for jaundice and bilirubin level as high as 20mg for one day, and was induced 2 weeks early at 9 pounds. He was released when it decresed to 13 and lower and his color was normal. ... (3 replies)
... a good job as a parent to try to get her to eat this much and I also think the amount of wet diapers and poopy diapers sounds great!! She is now gaining and her bilirubin levels are dropping, I wouldn't worry. ... (2 replies)
... Are you breastfeeding? There is such a thing called breastmilk jaundice, perhaps google it. It's supposedly pretty common in the first few months, especially in new mothers. Something to do with milk supply and not clearing the liver of bilirubin. My daughter had jaundice, and we had to nurse nurse nurse!! Oh, and get some sun. You don't need direct sunlight, even sitting... (6 replies)




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