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Baby suffering from mild congestion. Advised that she has fatty liver. No symptoms. Suggestions?

hi,i took my 5 month old baby girl to my pediactric last week .She is suffering from mild congestion due to weather change but the doctor examined her stomach and detected that she might have slightly enlarged liver and some pasli which i didn t understand.Can u help me.Is she normal otherwise she s happy baby only screams for attention
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM,thank you for your query.
i am not sure how fatty liver was diagnosed in her case. Enlarged liver is usually normal finding in this age and it doesnt indicate anything.but you should do liver functional tests to confirm this. Of course, there are some liver disorder which may be found at her age but this is the last thing to think of. more commonly this is normal or it can be sign of any mild infection.

Wish you good health. Regards.
Answered: Fri, 22 Nov 2013
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