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Is It Safe To Leave My Baby Alone For A Few Minutes So I Can Shower
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Can the INFANRIX HEXA vaccine (which includes Hepatitis B) cause elevated liver enzymes AST and ALT? If yes, is this dangerous for an infant?
2 answers:: 1. Hexa contains only a single protein component of Hep B and cannot cause Hepatitis by itself; 2. AST/ALT elevation can be a sign of a significant problem in an infant, and needs a thorough workup. With problems such as biliary atresia or galactosemia, this needs to be done sooner rather than later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi dr.! just wanted to ask if it's safe to give cod liver oil to a 2yr old child? if yes? what are the benefits of it to the child?Thank u & God bless
Not needed: Seafood would meet that requirement omega fats are present in them ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with fatty liver, my family has history of heart attacks, is it safe for me to take baby aspirin daily?
A friend w/ liver disease meld score 18, child-pugh11 needs inguinal hernia surgery caused by ascites.How safe is the surgery?What’s the survival rate
Talk to the: Surgeon and anesthesiologist, frequently that surgery can be performed under local anesthesia with sedation. ...Read more
I had a liver transplant on 05/23/2006 and a right hip replacement on 07/13/2011. I take 3 mg of prograf and baby aspirin for blood thinning. I have been taking 1000 mcg biotin for 7 years. Is 5000 mcg biotin safe for me?
Many thigs can: Infections like prenatal viruses; e.g. Cytomegalovirus, rubella, hepatitis, etc.; inflammation or swelling of the liver, certain genetic and/or metabolic diseases , sometimes heart failure or prolonged jaundice, etc. It is important to see a liver specialist if your child has elevated liver enzymes and/or an enlarged liver (hepatomegaly). ...Read more
Healthy living: The liver has several functions, to support nutrition, to clean the blood and to make substances to support bodily function (proteins). It can be damaged by drugs and alcohol. The best thing you can do for your liver is to avoid being overweight, eat healthy, be active, minimal alcohol use, no illicit drug use. Check your liver function tests when you get your physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need info: why do you think your baby has liver problem Is your baby jaundiced? please send me more history ...Read more
Probably: The fda has required pfizer to add to their warning that abnormal liver functioning, jaundice, necrosis and hepatic (liver) failure and death have been reported by persons taking azithromycin. Fatty liver can be an early sign of liver damage. Whether having a fatty liver increases the risk of liver damage from Azithromycin is not yet known. ...Read more
Antibiotic: There are numerous antibiotics that would be safe. However, of course every illness has its own prescribed regimen. Also if a hepatic impaired patient does have to take a medicine that can impact their liver then often the dose is lowered and liver function is followed closely. ...Read more
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