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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Internal Medicine - Oncology 49 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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