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Double surface phototherapy for newborn w/ jaundice

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my daughter was born 5 week prematurely n was given double surface phototherapy,due which her complexion has become very dark.she is now 2mth old n tanning is still there....is this permanent?


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replied December 10th, 2007
Newborn Babies Answer A3429
Double surface phototherapy was probably administered to your daughter to resolve physiological jaundice which is more severe in premature newborns. Tanning after phototherapy is not permanent. It will disappear in a few months.


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