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What is a normal bilirubin level?

What is a normal bilirubin level?

1.5 or less: Normal is generally less than 1.5. Every lab is different and normal highs may range from 1 to 1.8. ...Read more

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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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What is a normal bilirubin level typically?

below 5mg/dL: Any level below 5mg/dl is considered normal. ...Read more

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Is it normal if your bilirubin level is 6.4?

Is it normal if your bilirubin level is 6.4?

Usually not: A bilirubin of 6.4 elevated and is abnormal in most testing methods. This test should be interpreted with other tests to evaluate liver function and possibly destruction of red blood cells. ...Read more

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My bilirubin level is higher than normal value what should I do to bring it back to normal?And should I exercise during this time?

My bilirubin level is higher than normal value what should I do to bring it back to normal?And should I exercise during this time?

Gilbert's: If your bilirubin level is elevated in isolation and you are not ill, ask your physician whether you have gilbert's non-disease. If so, do not attempt to treat the lab value; it's simply you. Gilbert's is generally completely harmless and is genetic. ...Read more

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My bilirubin level is slightly higher than normal .Does it affects my mood? What food should I eat or avoid eating to make it normal level? Thank you

My bilirubin level is slightly higher than normal .Does it affects my mood? What food should I eat or avoid eating to make it normal level? Thank you

Bilirubin: No. If this is been going on for a while and all the other liver function is normal, you should be okay. If you start noticing jaundice or yellow discs ration of eyes, or feeling fatigued or fever you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is a total bilirubin level of 10 normal ?

Is a total bilirubin level of 10 normal ?

High: Normal values for labs are slightly different but usually normal total bilirubin levels are 0.5 to 2.0 mg/dl. Check the units of measure too. if your lab is using other than mg/dl then 10 may be normal. It is always best to check the normal values for the lab that has run your test. If you call them or your doctor's office they should be able to tell you definitively if your lab is abnormal. ...Read more

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Is a total bilirubin level of 10 normal if mg/dl Units are used ?

High: In those units total bilirubin should be less than two. Ten is high in mg/dl measurements. There are many causes for this involving the liver or gallbladder. Check with your doctor for follow up testing. ...Read more