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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Not high: An SGPT of 56 is not very high. I wouldn't worry about it.

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not really.: Your jaundice is a manifestation of having high bilirubin in your blood for whatever erason, be it hepatitis, gallbladder issues, etc.. It means that ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Indirectly: Serum creatinine (marker of kidney function) does not rise or fall because of bilirubin (a marker of liver function). However, kidney function can bec ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info..: Jaundice is just a symptom with many possible causes...infection, medications, metabolic problems, even cancer. We need more information to advise yo ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: This depends on the cause of the jaundice. In any case you should be seeing your doctor about this. I can bet you should not be drinking alcohol or ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
It is a symptom: If you catch a disease that affects the liver such as hepatitis which induces jaundice then yes. But the yellowish color is a sign of another underly ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Usually is means ur: Liver is in trouble, either it cannot drain due to obstruction of a duct, or it cannot make the bilirubin pigment enter the cell or be converted to a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
None: The only herbal supplement with any potential benefit is milk thistle. This has been used for years as an herbal liver aid. It has been studied as a p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gordon
53 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
It depends: There are different causes for jaundice. Ask your doctor to provide dietary advice.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: First and foremost we have to know the cause of the jaundice and whether the disorder is treatable, reversible, benign, malignant, worsening or gradua ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Too much bilirubin.: Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes t ... Read More

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