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A 35-year-old female asked:

I often get jaundiced as i hav gilberts syndrome. ..can this cause a high red cell turnover?

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Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology 48 years experience
No: Gilbert's syndrome should not affect red blood cells. However, hemolysis (destruction of circulating red blood cells) can cause jaundice.

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