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What would cause my sgpt and sgot numbers to go back to normal but my total bilirubin to go up?(1.8) normal less than 1.4.

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Dr. Harris Cohen
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In brief: Bilirubin

The most common cause of a mildly elevated bilirubin is gilbert's syndrome -- this is a benign process that requires no additional workup.

In brief: Bilirubin

The most common cause of a mildly elevated bilirubin is gilbert's syndrome -- this is a benign process that requires no additional workup.
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Dr. Martin Raff
If you previously had hepatitis and are recovering as manifested by normalizing AST/ALT you may in a cholestatic phase of the illness, with mild increases in bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase.
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