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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Can be: It is important to determine why the bilirubin is elevated. It may be a transient phenomenon due to a viral infection or the result of metastases to t ... Read More

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andras Koser
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Low is OK: In general we all worry about elevated bilirubin. Low bilirubin does not suggest any particular illness, it can be cause by certain medications and vi ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Nothing: Absolutely nothing. The lab reference ranges are set so that 5% of healthy folks fall outside, some at either end. "reference range" doesn't mean "hea ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not normal: 10is a very high total bilirubin. You should see your doctor as soon as possible to find out the cause of the elevated bilirubin
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
High: Normal values for labs are slightly different but usually normal total bilirubin levels are 0.5 to 2.0 mg/dl. Check the units of measure too. if your ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: This is actually within the reference range for most labs, and these are set so that a fair number of healthy folks fall outside.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Follow your DR: Need more details and history, I would suggest following your DR's advice for further evaluation and treatment.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sana Rezai
10 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Lab tests can be tricky! is it 21μmol/l? Or maybe its 2.1? Or in mmol? (sometimes it can feel like high school physics again with all the unit con ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Brain damage in new: Born. High levels of bilirubin in newborns cause brain damage. In adults it is not the high bilirubin but the cause of bilirubin that is more importa ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Liver: It has something to do with the liver. You need to be checked to see what kind of bilirubin it is to know where in the process there is a failure, but ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Eckert
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See answer details.: Bilirubin, a product of hemoglobin breakdown, is present in two forms in the human body: unconjugated (indirect bilirubin, insoluble) and conjugated ( ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Total Bilirubin: Hi, it depends what the other markers of ur liver function test are, especially ur Alkaline Phosphotase and GGT, if the other markers are normal and ... Read More
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