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My Bilirubin Total Serum Is 16 And Bilirubin Direct Is 03 Should I Be Concerned
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
What do you suggest if my direct serum bilirubin is 0.36 mg/dl which should be0-0.3.should I worry?
No: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks will fall outside on either end. ...Read more
My serum bilirubin is 2.3 mg/dl ....my direct bilirubin is 0.6 while my indirect is 1.69
Hb is 16 mg/dl..negative for HBV and HCV
Should I be worried?
Need to follow: This also depends on your transaminases. I saw your message came through Egypt; there's the possibility of a lab error with hepatitis C as the underlying cause. Your workup will probably include a trial of stopping meds. If this doesn't bring it down or you're on no Rx's, and transaminases are also up, you'll be checked for hemochromatosis, Wilson's, autoimmunity and a few others. ...Read more
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Doctor, am 22 years old, male. Total serum bilirubin 2.8 in my blood.But my body colour is not yellow. Pls help me what should I do? How to control?
I went for a AST test and was 201.60 and ALT was 126.60 GGT was 483.60 serum direct bilirubin 4.70 please help?
Need more info: Elevations in these markers can mean many things. But it points to your liver or an obstruction of your bile pathways. The causes could range from hepatitis, alcohol, cirrhosis, gallstones, or other things. You should discuss this with your doctor. Other tests like alkaline phosphatase and ultrasounds would be helpful. Also a history of pain, infection, how long have these tests been be helpful. ...Read more
My serum total bilirubin came at 1.3, AST (sgot) came at 13, ALT (SGPT) came at 09, Serum Alkaline Phosphatase came at 67, am i danger situation?
No: For the most part, your liver functions are normal, possibly a slightly elevated total bilirubin. Unless you have known liver disease, this elevation is probably benign and should be repeated before getting anything else done, including fractionating the total bilirubin into direct and indirect levels. This can be elevated during fasting or dehydration. Gilbert's syndrome can manifest as this. ...Read more
Blood test showed ast 12,alt 25,bilirubin total .13,serum crp 1.10 hb 7.70, eosinophils 6.20 platelet 403 esr 74. Any problem or risk. Pl. advice.
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