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Can babies receive liver transplants?

Can babies receive liver transplants?

Yes: Even very small babies can undergo liver transplantion, though success rates increase for infants who weigh more than 10 kg. ...Read more

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Can the INFANRIX HEXA vaccine (which includes Hepatitis B) cause elevated liver enzymes AST and ALT? If yes, is this dangerous for an infant?

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 more

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If a 3month old baby has a liver problem what are the symptoms?

If a 3month old baby has a liver problem what are the symptoms?

Need info: why do you think your baby has liver problem Is your baby jaundiced? please send me more history ...Read more

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Can skin burning/ flushing be a sign of liver, gallbladder or some other problem? Had a baby 3 months ago and I'm experiencing burning/ flushing skin.

Can skin burning/ flushing be a sign of liver, gallbladder or some other problem? Had a baby 3 months ago and I'm experiencing burning/ flushing skin.

Yes, late stages: Liver dysfunction in advance stages can cause your eyes to turn yellow, skin to change hue and be associated with significant itching. See your primary care physician to get some preliminary test and exams to assess the reason behind your skin condition. It may not be due to a liver cause. Regards Dr M ...Read more

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Is 13cm long for 7 month old baby liver is very big? Did my baby have liver problems? He looks like normal baby, no jaundice , stool is normal .

Is 13cm long for 7 month old baby liver is very big? Did my baby have liver problems? He looks like normal baby, no jaundice , stool is normal .

13 cm is not Normal.: Normal size liver for his age would be about half that large. It sounds like your baby is being evaluated, and i recommend that you continue to work with your doctor to find a cause, as there could be many causes from infection, metabolic storage disease, tumor, parasites, nutritional. ...Read more

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My family history in general have heart problems. They want me to take a baby aspirin but refuse is this bad? I do take fermented cod liver oil 1 gram

My family history in general have heart problems. They want me to take a baby aspirin but refuse is this bad? I do take fermented cod liver oil 1 gram

You're only 24?: There has never been a study that has shown benefit in men or women in your age range who take aspirin for primary prevention. Unless there's more in your history that has not been revealed, I would agree with you. (what makes you think fermented cod liver oil is beneficial and has no potential for harm?) ...Read more

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My recent labs- sgot 119/ sgpt 152. Lymphocytes 74. Wbc count went from 12 to 6 after having a baby 1yr ago. Do I have a problem with my liver?

Need more tests,,: Your SGOT and SGPT are elevated, but not real high, but your lymphocytes are high and shouldn't be more than half of your 100 cell white cell count and your total WBC count went down. You could be fighting a viral infection, which would explain your high lymphocyte count or you might have a blood disorder or autoimmune issue so see your doctor for more tests/blood smears to find out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is liver haemongioma a serious problem?

Is liver haemongioma a serious problem?

Hepatic hemangiomas: ... are rather common. One autopsy study showed them present it up to 20% of people. When small (less than 4 cm), they are usually asymptomatic and remain so. Larger ones can cause abdominal pain or other symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of liver problems?

What are the symptoms of liver problems?

Several: Vomiting, abdominal pain, changes in the character of stool, bleeding, and a yellow color to the skin and eyes. ...Read more