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What causes high liver values during pregnancy?

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Dr. Manisha Jain

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Posted on Sat, 9 Aug 2014 in Pregnancy
Question: Hi,

My wife is 27 week pregnant with twins. Recently we had a lever funtion test in whih there are high values. The report is attached.So what precautions she need to take in diet as well daily routine.
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
precautions advised

Detailed Answer:
Hello Mr. XXXXXXX thanks for trusting health care magic.
It is called as cholestasis of pregnancy and is seen in around 1-4 % of pregnancies and is more common in twin pregnancy.
She needs to take care of the following points -
- avoid heavy meals and try to take small amounts at frequent intervals.
- daily fetal movement count
- visit your gynecologist every 2 weeks and ultrasound every three weeks
- injection vitamin K every 4 weeks
- increase intake of fruits and salads
- repeat liver function tests after 15 days
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All the best.
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