A 41-year-old female asked:
what does it mean when i have high conjugated bilirubin levels (.6mg/dl)? whats the possible cause? total bilirubin is 1.0mg/dl. direct hdlc 76mg/dl.
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Dr. Shaban Faruqui answered
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Decreased elimanatio: Elevated dierect bilirubin means there is decreased elimaination of Bilirubin, due to damage or disease. Etiology may be inflamaton, infection,or obstruction of bile duct. Predominant cause of high conjugated Bilirubin is Cholestasis or Extra hepatic obstruction of biliary tract Viruses, alcohol, autoimmune disorder , Drugs are some of thhe common culprits.
Answered on Aug 18, 2018
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