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Doctor insights on: My Bilirubin Total Serum Is 16 And Bilirubin Direct Is 03 Should I Be Concerned

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My bilirubin total serum is 1.6 and bilirubin direct is 0.3. Should I be concerned?

My bilirubin total serum is 1.6 and bilirubin direct is 0.3. Should I be concerned?

No: Normal values of bilirrubin direct (also called conjugated) bilirubin: 0 to 0.3 mg/dl total bilirubin: 0.3 to 1.9 mg/dl. But double check the normal values for the lb who did yours. ...Read more

Bilirubin (Definition)

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


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My direct serum bilirubin is 0.36 mg/dl which should be0-0.3. Should I be concerned?

How do you feel?: You'd do well to get this checked in a few months. Are you taking any meds, especially herbals? These can cause cholestasis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is thr normal value of serum bilirubin for 30 days child in mg/dl?

What is thr normal value of serum bilirubin for 30 days child in mg/dl?

Total or direct: The normal total bilirubin level of a term newborn at 30 days would be <1.2mg/dl .It might be slightly higher if breast fed.Preterm infants are occasionally up to 2mg/dl. Higher levels deserve a workup. ...Read more

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Does bulimia lower serum bilirubin?

If anything: The opposite is true as taxing the liver with major nutritional shifts would slow down its clearance of bilirubin. ...Read more

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My serum total Bilirubin came at 1.3 , is it danger? I am 23 old male

My serum total Bilirubin came at 1.3 , is it danger?  I am 23 old male

Not really: it is slightly higher than normal in your area a lot of things can do that and consider to be normal I do not know your age but if you are taking medicine like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or if you have any history of liver problem like hepatitis or if had any history of using drugs go and see a doctor preferably a liver specialist good luck ...Read more

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What does this mean? "serum total bilirubin level" 28 umol/ l ( 1-21).

Hyperbilirubinemia: Borderline rise in bilirubin mostly caused by gilbert syndrome when you have congenital weakness of a liver enzyme which destroy the bilirubin.It rises after fasting and increased physical stress and sleeplessness. This condition is not worrisome and no medications needed. ...Read more

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My blood serum bilirubin is 9 and alp is 153. Further test not immune to hep b. What is wrong?

Liver disease: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. Bilirubin level of 9 is abnormally high and you should seek healthcare immediately. ...Read more

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Biopsy shows signs of rejection but now his serum bilirubin is elevated what might this mean?

Biopsy shows signs of rejection but now his serum bilirubin is elevated what might this mean?

See details: Are we talking about a liver transplant patient? I am not sure what your question is asking. If a transplanted organ is showing signs of rejection, that is very serious. Meds can be adjusted and that may be all that is needed. However, it could be that the organ is ceasing to function. ...Read more

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I have hemochromatosis. if i am getting weekly plebotomies will it affect an LFT test? wouldnt losing blood lower your serum bilirubin?

No: Your serum bilirubin is presumably in the normal range, and there's no point trying to figure out why it's a bit up one day and down the next. The decrease in red cells recycled is negligible because you're actually making more of them as replacements. Your SGOT/AST and SGPT/ALT will return to normal if they are up as you recover from this illness. Be glad -- this is the easiest killer to manage. ...Read more

Serum (Definition)

Serum is the component of blood that does not contain cells or clotting factors. It does contain electrolytes an ...Read more