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A 39-year-old male asked:

Elevated liver enzymes: bilirubin(7.0), sgot, alk, etc. jaundiced for 2 weeks, nausea, fatigue, lack of appetite. negative for hepatitis, ultrasound showed liver at upper range of normal. zero alcohol/drug use for over 10 years. should i worry?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
You don't say the enzyme levels (SGOT etc), but this is a very high bilirubin level. It is likely you have a rather serious liver problem. Since ultrasound has been done, apparently you're seeing a doctor, who is the person to ask. If uncertain about his or her expertise, ask for immediate referral to a gastroenterologist or hepatologist (liver specialist). Good luck.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Agree with Dr. H. Bilirubin of 7.0 warrants an investigation. If the bilirubin is conjugated/direct acting. it would indicate obstructive jaundice and not finding gall stones is a worrisome finding. Wish you good health!
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Last updated Jun 20, 2022


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