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Bilirubin level was 1.1 during blood count, is that too high?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Not Usually: For many labs that value is normal, or close to normal. However, even when high, isolated elevated bilirubin (no other liver labs are high) is usually due to a condition known as gilbert's syndrome, and is not worrisome. You may find other family members have this as well, as it is genetic.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
You're fine: This is usually in the reference range for the lab, and even if it's not, if you feel okay then don't worry about it.

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