From your history, it sounds like your liver tests were abnormal
during the viral infection of chicken pox. It is not unusual to see the
elevated enzymes during a viral infection such as this.
You say that the enzyme levels were down in December. That shows
you are recovering...
My father is 62 years old .He was detected having Gland TB on oct 2012 and continuing r-cinex as part of treatment from last 4 months.I between he has suffered from mild jaundice which was treated along with TB and he recovered .But recently he is having swelling at his palm and feet .Its so painful he is not being able to fold his figures too. Please suggest is this is the side effect of prolonged medication and if it is going to be very serious.Also if there is any way to get rid of this while continuing medication...
Thanks in advance
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R cinex ( rifampicin + isoniazide ) having following side effects.
Rash/itching (swelling)muscles cramps, /aches, nausea, vomiting, red colored urine, jaundice.
These side effects increases in elderly & children patients.
As medication for Tuberculosis...
It sounds like some congenital liver enymal disorder and usually this is not harmful at all and it wont cause serious conseuances.But you should rule out some other more serious liver conditions such as hepatitis or autoimmune disorders. also gallbladder stones can cause...
I am sure that your doctor has told you the cause of jaundice.
The levels of enzyme suggests you have some type of acute Hepatitis.
If it is related to eating or drinking some contaminated food , more
likely you have Type-A Hepatitis. The other ones are Type-B & C.
Again , the...
you dint mention what is your age of you babies are they neonate or? YOu said that G6PD that are physiological jaundice . You had always high bilirubin levels..
YOu also mention you are hepatitis +ve....
If you had G6PD there is chance of hereditary to your babies also which had high...
my nephew is suffering with several problems. He borned sygerian and little pre-mature, with 2.5KG weight. After his birth he had jaundice for some days, as soon as he got up from jaundice, he started becoming weak. he was having loosing motions and body rashes. we consulted to doctors, they asked for many test like ct scan and some more, everything was normal in the tests. but his condition was not getting improved. One of doctors asked for stool test and said its simply dehydration. Any doctors medicine suits him for 2-3 days, and then he starts with loose motion and body rashes. Now he is admitted in hospital from last 2-3 days and there is no improvement in his health. Doctor is saying he has some Brain problem, heart problem and skin problem also, they are not telling the problem properly. He has become very weak that we can count his bones.
Please help and suggest.
can u shed some more light on the age of baby ( i mean preterm or normal term baby)
is there any history of maternal jaundice during pregnancy?
well if it persist, the jaundice might need further evaluation for its cause but we have to...
I think you require thorough investigations as your bilirubin is much higher and sgpt in comparison not that much raised.
Find out whether there is any obstruction to the billiary passage?
Consult your Family Physician, he will guide you more regarding the investigations and line of...