Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

gilbert syndrom

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
High bilirubin: Gilbert's non-disease affects a few percent of folks. The liver doesn't process bilirubin quite so well as other folks, and the serum bilirubin runs h ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mouhamad Jamil
28 years experience Critical Care
Gilbert Syndrome: Gilbert syndrome, constitutional hepatic dysfunction or known as familial nonhemolytic jaundice, it is inherited disorder of the liver. It results i ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: The worst that will happen to you is mild jaundice, which will occur periodically. it may decrease your risk of heart disease though. Overall, it mi ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
It is ...: Gilbert's is the most common hereditary liver disease.
Dr. Ahmad Saab
43 years experience Family Medicine
Gilbert's disease: This condition is not inherited. It is a benign condition related to liver enzymes. When you test bilirubin fasting it is elevated when you test it ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Common, mild: This is a minor defect in processing bilirubin, so that your indirect / unconjugated bilirubin tends to run high especially if you miss a few meals. I ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Miles Mitchell
Specializes in Family Medicine
Med side effects: Gilbert's syndrome or disease is not directly of any danger to you. However, you may be more susceptible to side effects from certain medications, so ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yellow skin (maybe): Gilbert's is caused by a problem with an enzyme that works on bilirubin. The liver needs this enzyme to change bilirubin so it can be removed by the k ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Do nothing: I'm going to assume this is gilbert's and that you do not also have ongoing hemolysis; your physician can tell. The best thing to do for gil ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Gilbert syndrome is a benign liver disorder and requires no treatment or specific diet.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
There are none: Gilbert's (zheel-bear's) is a mild metabolic kink that produces slightly elevated indirect bilirubin, especially if you miss a few meals. The jaundice ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Gilbert's=zheel-BAIR: Gilbert's syndrome is caused by an inherited gene mutation. It is a common, mild liver condition in which the liver doesn't properly process a substa ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month