3 weeks ago, we noticed that our daughter's eyes were yellow. I called her pediatrician who told me to take her in to the ER. In the ER, they did a bunch of blood tests and found that her liver enzymes were highly elevated. Her iron levels were also highly elevated. She has had numerous repeat blood tests since, all with the same results. One week ago, she had a closed liver biopsy. We still haven't heard results, as the pathology lab here doesn't see many cases of juvenile liver disease, so they sent the slides to Iowa City. I am a bit concerned that our doctor is only monitoring the liver enzymes and not the iron levels. If her iron level becomes toxic, isn't that highly serious? Also, I have found information about diseases that cause the body to store too much iron and as a result, organs such as the liver can be damaged. Besides the blood tests and her yellow eyes and skin, other symptoms she has are... almost constant low grade fever, abdominal pain, random vomiting which can cease for weeks and then suddenly, out of nowhere, returns. The abdominal pain and vomiting has been going on for a year. She has had an ultra sound which revealed no blockages or obvious tumors. Does anyone have any ideas?Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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