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High Bilirubin Level Rash And Itching
Bilirubin is the potentially toxic product of heme metabolism. It is formed by breakdown of heme present in hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, catalase, peroxidase and tryptophan pyrrolase. Eighty percent of the daily bilirubin production comes from hemoglobin. It requires conversion to a water-soluble form before elimination from the body by ...Read more
YouNeedCloseFollowUp: A lotta things that could affect your liver.Did you ask whomever ordered the tests?What did they say??Did they check for hepatitis? That's the first thing to think with what you've described.In that case you need to be told what to do and, as important, what not to do.Oh! I see you're 9--this requires scrutiny by a competent internist.Meanwhile don't share any intimate objects like eating utensils ...Read more
Hi I have high levels of Immunoglobulin IE levels (504.70), ABsolute Eosinophils count (500), Total WBC(10800).severe itching in body with eczema(leg)?
See allergist: The findings are compatible with atopic dermatitis and other allergic diseases. I would recommend that you apply a moisturizer on your body within 3 minutes after bathing because water loss is likely a major factor in you r itching. Of course, you need to avoid the allergens such egg . Considering seeing an allergist. ...Read more
5 year old with high levels of bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase, high bun/creatinine ratio and high MCV and mch. Low levels of co2 and creatine?
Not enough info: Unfortunately, other than bloodwork results, no more information is provided. That's not enough to tell what's going on. Either try to provide more info or better off consult with a physician locally. ...Read more
I always ve fever and headache. I ve high bilirubin level after blood test but sgpt level is normal. Is the fever caused by the high bilirubin level?
Daughter diagnosed with Celiac Disease 8 weeks ago. Now has severe itching on lower legs only at night time. Low white blood count and high Globulin Serum levels. Severe weight loss, and bruising What could cause this?
There is a very: characteristic skin rash that accompanies celiac disease: dermatitis herpetiformis. Typically this is a skin manifestation of non-celiac wheat sensitivity. Extremely itchy bumps or blisters appear, especially on the forearms.The lab abnormalities you describe are not typical for celiac; in fact serum globulins may be low. I suspect more than one diagnosis; continue working closely with her Doctor ...Read more
Elevated sed rate (32),elevated AST (36) & ALT (48), Total Bilirubin is slightly high (0.9) and creatine is slightly low (0.7) what could this be?
Need more informati: The sed rate is not that high but this depends on your health, age, medical issues etc. You will need a full evaluation to consider the reason for the elevaed liver tests. A normal sed rate for women is 1/2 your age plus 10. We don't know your age. Liver test elevation can be due to health issues like liver disease, hepatitis C, fatty liver, or to medications you take. See your physician. ...Read more
Low serum iron 36 and very high ferritin level 1,171. Is this anemia of chronic disease? High liver enzymes and ALP 476. What's wrong?
Need more info: A complete history is needed! What other Med problems u have? The possibilities are many: anemia w elevated ferritin and normal MCV could be chronic disease. The elevated liver enzymes need imaging and if hep B and C were r/out, maybe a liver biopsy. Many chronic conditions like Rheumatoid arthritis,Lupus, autoimmune liver disease, may cause these findings. Did you mean Alfa fetoprotein?.see PCP ...Read more
Suffering from hepatitis a, i still have high levels of alkaline phosphatase and bilirubin. Main problem is severe itching all round the day, ?
Yes: The elevated bilirubin is what causes the itching. The bilirubin is deposited in the skin, that is what makes you yellow, and it itches. There is nothing you can do except wait until your liver gets better and the bilirubin drops down to normal. In the meantime, taking an antihistamine might help, but you have to watch for sedation. Talk to your doctor about that. ...Read more
What can cause areflexia, dark urine, fatigue, rash on scalp, mild depression, slight yellowing of eyes with normal TSH and normal bilirubin and iron?
High ANA with speckled pattern, high sed rate, low hemoglobin and hematocrit, and a lot of joint pain. No rash or skin problems. Any ideas?
Lupus: Lupus is very possible but other diseases can present in a similar way. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Need more informatio: To answer your question we need more information, as to if the blood sugar was at random or fasting.Also what the levels of triglycerides(fasting), hdl, ldl, and vit d are.If the blood sugar 125 is fasting than it is high and may be due to diabetese and you need to be tested for a1c level and needs to be on life style changes, diet and exercise and needs follow up, same for high cholesterol and triglyce. ...Read more
Skin itch, is worse during hot shower! high wbc;16 high neutrophils 10.6 high bun/creatine ratio 26, fatigue, taking penicillin?
Chicken or egg?: Who came first? The rash or taking the penicillin. If the rash came after starting penicillin, you could be reacting to the medication. If you had all the abnormal test results prior, the medication should help control the infection. Hives and eczema itch more in hot water, try to take short and tepid showers. ...Read more
Is 1.6 mg/dl bilirubin level normal if all other liver enzyme are normal. No yellowness of skin. How to lower it?
Need investigation: You may wish to repeat the test to make sure the result is correct. Bilirubin of 1.6 is elevated and it can be due to many causes, some harmless and others requiring treatment. You need to see your doctor to rule out conditions that may require treatment. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003479.htm. ...Read more
My mother has high levels of pth low vitamin d, normal creatinine and elevated levels of urea, what does this mean?
Vitamin D deficiency: Vitamin d deficiency can result in increased secretion of parathyroid hormone which attempts to maintain a normal serum calcium. Correction of the d deficiency should result in a normal parathyroid hormone level. High urea could result from dehydration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes a high vitamin d level along with high ast, ALT & alp? On pentasa, which can cause elevated ast/alt, but continues to rise & alp now hi.
Find cause: I'm not concerned about the vitamin d. Many people your age have high alk phos without any real problem. If stopping alcohol and unneeded rx's did not return ast/alt to a good level, time to rule out hepatitis b ; c, autoimmune hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's (doubt at your age), autoimmune hepatitis (can be) ; consider if you may have metabolic syndrome / want to exercise more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have high ferritin with normal iron, high triglycerides with low cholesterol, high sed rate, with red palms and debilitating fatigue.Fibro.Any clue?
Hemachrmatosis ?: Please see your family doc and get evaluated for hemachromatosis. The symptoms are: abdominal pain fatigue generalized darkening of skin color (often referred to as bronzing) joint pain lack of energy loss of body hair loss of sexual desire weight loss weakness. Please see website: www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hemochromatosis/ds00455/method=... Hemochromatosis — comprehensive overview. ...Read more
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