My 10 months old daughter has puffy eyes after she wakes up from sleep in the morning. Her blood results show AST (SGOT) as 71 IU/L. Puffiness will vanish during the day after few hours. Do we need to worry about this? Her AST (SGOT) is 71 IU/L, ALT (SGPT) is 28 IU/L, globulin is 1.8 g/dL, and anion gap is 22. Please help.
Early morning puffy eyes commonly indicate some problem relating to the urinary system. It can even be a urinary infection. Get a urine analysis done.
She also requires renal function tests (blood test). It is better you take her to a local pediatrician for a physical checkup, as her blood pressure also needs to be checked. Any swelling of feet, hands, etc., has to be examined.
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There is no urinary infection, and the renal parameters are also normal. The liver-related parameters are normal. I think you need to show the baby to a pediatrician, as the swelling has to be confirmed and also checked for how severe it is.
Further investigations may be required, which can be decided only after examining the baby. Also, BP, heart sounds, and abdomen of the baby need to be examined. Only IgE levels are high, which indicates allergic tendency. Even this can cause swelling, but it has to be confirmed after checking the baby.
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