Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Yellow Skin Newborn Treatment

Treatment is usually not necessary for neonatal jaundice. The jaundice usually resolves in 7 to 14 days.

Treatment for severe neonatal jaundice may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Yellow Skin Newborn References
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