What is prognosis for 1 day old infant who is left with 15 cms of intestine after 24 cms has been removed due to strangulated gangrenous hernia?

Answer This is almost impossible to answer due to the vagueness of the condition. Consult with your child's paediatrician. AST and ALT are enzymes that are contained within most cells, ALT being more spe... Read More »

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How to Identify Symptoms of a Strangulated Hiatal Hernia?

Normally, a hiatal hernia is a minor problem, requiring only a change in dietary and eating habits, but if a hiatal hernia becomes strangulated it quickly becomes a life-threatening situation. Know... Read More »

Can I lift my infant after hernia repair?

You should talk with your surgeon about this because depending on how large the hernia, what kind of surgical procedure, and how much your infant weighs all plays a part. Generally speaking I have ... Read More »

Should my 15 month old daughter's umbilical hernia be removed?

Some bleeding after the cord falls off is normal. If it infected it may cause more bleeding. Continuous bleeding is a cause for concern and requires evaluation by a pediatrician and investigation.

I had 2 amalgam fillings removed today without realising the dangers to my nursing infant. What should i do?

Read this:…My sister is a dental hygienist, and a nursing mom. While she doesn't advocate amalgam fillings in any circumstances, and is aware that some ... Read More »