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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on the cause: Depends on the cause of elevated bilirubin.Bilirubin can be elevated due to many causes 1infectious hepatitis 2toxic hepatitis due to toxins and dru ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pouls
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hard to say . . .: There are many causes for an elevated bilirubin. Some causes are harmless, while other causes can be pretty serious. If this is the first time that yo ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Ask the DR!!!: Did a DR order this blood test? What other tests? Elevated??? What are the NUMBERS reported for direct bilirubin, indirect bilirubin? There are many ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Many possible causes: ... ranging from problems with the gallbladder or bile duct to liver problems to problems with metabolism. If you know that Gilbert syndrome is not pr ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hepatitis: See your doctor for a complete explanation. Bilirubin rises with over production (hemolytic problems) or failure to conjugate and/or excrete (liver p ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
16 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Gallstones may be leaving the gallbladder and obstructing the bile ducts. This can cause bile to back up in the liver and elevate the bilirubin level ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Long list: Increased bilirubin is generally due to disorder of the liver, but can also be due to hemolytic anemia and metabolic disorders. See this site for more ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get indirect n direc: Get direct n indirect levels.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Ross
Dr. Joel Ross answered
39 years experience Geriatrics
Low RBC: If the RBC has only recently come down below prior levels or below the lower limit of normal for the lab, when in combination with elevated biilrubin ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Elevated bilirubin may be due to excess destruction of red cells, liver inflammation, and/or blockage to the flow of bile. See this site for more info ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
22 years experience Hepatology
It doesnot: Strenuous exercise might increase liver enzymes due to leakage from muscle. This should not increase your bilirubin. In patients with gilbert syndrome ... Read More

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