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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can fatty liver cause elevated bilirubin? alt 100 ast 40 bili 1.4. gallbladder removed 1 wk low function can this cause elevations in both no stones.

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Dr. Tri Huynh
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Elevated bilirubin: Your total bilirubin is at 1.4, which is mildly above the normal range. You might have a condition known as gilbert's syndrome, which is a benign condition. Rarely you would see mild elevation of total bilirubin with fatty liver infiltration, unless you are at the advance stage (liver cirrhosis). Suggest to repeat lfts in 3 months.
Last updated Aug 27, 2021

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