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Gilbert Syndrome And Pregnancy
Can gilbert syndrome return after 6 months ?
I had gilbert syndrome last year in august and now I doubt I am having it again
Yes, lifetime: Gilbert's Syndrome is caused by an abnormal gene that you inherit from your parents. The gene controls an enzyme that helps break down bilirubin in your liver. G.S is a mild nonhemolytic unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia defined by bilirubin levels less than 6. Inherited disorder with decreased levels of the enzyme uridine diphosphoglucoronate glucuronosyltransferase (UDPGT) Common, mild jaundice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Do nothing: I'm going to assume this is gilbert's and that you do not also have ongoing hemolysis; your physician can tell. The best thing to do for gilbert's is nothing. Phenobarbital will lower the lab, doing you no good and making you chronically tired. A few people with a relatively more rough gilbert's allele do have some troubles; a gastroenterologist knows how to help. ...Read more
There are none: Gilbert's (zheel-bear's) is a mild metabolic kink that produces slightly elevated indirect bilirubin, especially if you miss a few meals. The jaundice might be noticeable to someone with a good eye. The worst part of the "disease" is getting diagnosed and believing you are actually sick. It's extremely common, with a few % of your friends being affected. ...Read more
Gilbert Syndrome: Gilbert syndrome, constitutional hepatic dysfunction or known as familial nonhemolytic jaundice, it is inherited disorder of the liver. It results in an overabundance of a substance known as bilirubin. Some people develop yellowing of the skin or eyes, but many have no symptoms at all. Gilbert syndrome is not dangerous and does not cause long-term problems, it is not necessary to treat Gilbert syndrome. ...Read more
What is gilbert syndrome and do I have to take some sort of precaution with my diet? What causes this syndrome?
No worries: Gilbert's syndrome is a benign liver condition causing a mild elevation in your bilirubin level on lab testing. Sometimes when you become ill the bilirubin can get high enough to get you a little jaudiced (yellow skin/eyes) this will resolve after the illness passes and is no indication of liver damage. There are no dietary precautions to take with this condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Safe: The only danger in "gilbert's" is that someone will misunderstand / overdiagnose / overtreat. Very rarely, gilbert's people run into trouble with a few medications; your physician will be aware of this. It should be called "gilbert's non-disease". ...Read more
I've just found out I have gilbert syndrome is this anything to worry about and could it lead to any life threatening illnesses?
I have gilbert syndrome but my other liver function levels are ok. Do I have to avoid taking ecstasy?
Gilbert's syndrome: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gilberts-syndrome/ds00743 for basic info re glibert's syndrome, a collection of genetic mutations. You might be able to bring on characteristic jaundice w/fasting if your liver can't handle the bilirubin. Otherwise, there's really no harm from this very common condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the cause of elevated bilirubin in young man,more than 2 years? bilirubin is 31(norm <17)no gilbert syndrome
Many possible causes: ... ranging from problems with the gallbladder or bile duct to liver problems to problems with metabolism. If you know that Gilbert syndrome is not present, you must have seen a physician about this in the past. If a diagnosis still has not been made, I would ask to see a hepatologist for more definitive testing. Good luck. ...Read more
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