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Slightly high SGOT test in a 5 year old child. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   pls tell me
User :   My son is 5 yrs old . We recently got his blood tests done. Everything was fine except his SGOT which was 42. IS it normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other symptoms that he has
Doctor :   jaundice, yellowish skin, eyes, or yellow urine,
User :   He was complaining of a stomach ache in his navel area for a couple of days but he got alright
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since its only marginally raised and there are no symptoms of jaundice there is nothing for you to really be worried about..
User :   Today he had a temperature of 100.3 but he has been active. No complains of any pain
Doctor :   make sure he is well hydrated (plenty of water). Any loose motions that he had recently.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he consume food from outside too..
User :   he did have some chips and popcorn otherwise no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Paracetamol Syrup with tepid sponging, regularly..
Doctor :   whats the body weight of your child..
User :   His body weight is 19.3kg
Doctor :   ok]
User :   Thankyou doctor
Doctor :   is there any thing else that you will need
Doctor :   fill this form tell me when done.
Doctor :   the syrup should not exceed.120-250 mg 4-6 hrly (max 4 doses in 24 hr)
Doctor :   in a 250 mg suspension thatwill be 1 spoon every 6hrs.
Doctor :   R u there..
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