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my bilirubin is sometimes slightly elevated. it's usually just indirect but there have been a few times when direct was 0.3 instead of under 0.2. u/s normal, blood work normal.goes to normal after eating. gilbert's? been 3 years since last test. feel fine

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Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Direct bilirubin: Gilbert's syndrome is a the most common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin. It is a genetic condition found in up to 5% of the population. Gilbert's syndrome rarely causes symptoms. However, in Gilbert's, it is the direct (unconjugated) bilirubin which is elevated.

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