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Jaundice (cont.)

Medical Treatment

Treatment varies based on the medical condition responsible for causing jaundice, and the associated symptoms and complications. Treatments may include the following:

  • supportive care,
  • IV fluids in cases of dehydration,
  • medications for nausea/vomiting and pain,
  • antibiotics,
  • antiviral medications,
  • blood transfusions,
  • steroids,
  • chemotherapy/radiation therapy, and
  • phototherapy (newborns).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/5/2014
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