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A member asked about a 38-year-old male:

I am 37 yrs .drinking alcahol up to 2 yr before , my liver condition is grade1 fatty liver, bilirubin level 1.7 to2 for the last 2 yr other test normal?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Get a consult: Two years after ending alcohol abuse, without cirrhosis, the fatty liver and elevated bilirubin are not due to your alcohol abuse. I'm glad you stopped. Your fatty liver may be due to anything from hepatitis c to non-alcoholic fatty liver; the bilirubin may simply be gilbert's. Normal transaminases speak against serious illness. Demand answers from your physicians.
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