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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
High: In those units total bilirubin should be less than two. Ten is high in mg/dl measurements. There are many causes for this involving the liver or gallb ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Elevated: Depending on the lab and whether it is a total or indirect bili appears to be borderline elevated.
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Dr. Charles Glassman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Bilirubin: I would say it is within normal limits even though it may be slightly above the lab range for normal.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: That is high unless it is measured in different units than typical. Should correspond to skin changes.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Liver disease: Obstruction of the biliary tract rbc destruction drug and others.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Very: Bilirubin tests are very accurate in measuring the level of bilirubin. An elevated bilirubin does not always necessarily indicated a severe disease a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Your total bilirubin level is just above the upper limit of normal for most labs, but in isolation, it doesn't help in finding its root cause or knowi ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
1.5 or less: Normal is generally less than 1.5. Every lab is different and normal highs may range from 1 to 1.8.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: It depends on the age of the patient and the level of the jaundice. Jaundice in adults is not as dangerous in that the bilirubin (which causes the jau ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
0 to 1 by our lab: Depends slightly on lab used. Our lab uses 0.0 to 1.0 fmg/dl or total bilirubin and 0.0 to 0.3 for direct bilirubin. Direct/conjugated bilirubin can ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't worry: The lab's reference range is set up so that a few percent of healthy people's values lie below the bottom. Especially if you are not obviously sick, t ... Read More
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