A 25-year-old male asked:
I just got blood work done and noticed my bilirubin and alt level were slightly elevated. alt 48u/l & bilirubin, total 1.9mg/dl. should i be concerned my this and what should i do to reduce it?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
Not necessarily a problem at this point, but you could ask about Gilbert's syndrome. If you drink alcohol or use recreational drugs, one or the other may affect liver function, and could be stopped for 60 days, and blood studies repeated. Discuss all of this with the doctor who ordered the blood studies. No urgent action needed currently but glad you are proactive.
Reviewed May 04, 2021
Pathology 49 years experience
Answered May 04, 2021
Last updated May 4, 2021
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