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My friend had liver issues during her pregnancy & was forced to deliver early by her docs. Why was the liver stressed/infected during her pregnancy?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: HELLP

Your friend may have had hellp syndrome.
Check out http://www.Preeclampsia.Org/health-information/hellp-syndrome for info. Hellp stands for hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets. Hellp is considered a life threatening variant of pre-eclampsia.

In brief: HELLP

Your friend may have had hellp syndrome.
Check out http://www.Preeclampsia.Org/health-information/hellp-syndrome for info. Hellp stands for hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets. Hellp is considered a life threatening variant of pre-eclampsia.
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