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A 34-year-old male asked:

I had a blood test and my bilirubin was 2.5 should i be alarmed?

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Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
More testing: Gilbert’s syndrome is due to deficiency of an enzyme that helps to excrete bilirubin. It is usually diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 30 years. Patients with gilbert’s syndrome are prone to develop jaundice from time to time. The risk increases with fasting, dehydration, repeated and profuse vomiting, infections, exertion and stress and after a surgery. You should have additional tests done.

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Last updated Oct 6, 2014

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