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What does it mean when I have high conjugated bilirubin levels (.6mg/dl)? What’s the possible cause? Total bilirubin is 1.0mg/dl. Direct hdlc 76mg/dl.

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Decreased elimanatio

Elevated dierect bilirubin means there is decreased elimaination of Bilirubin, due to damage or disease.

Etiology may be inflamaton, infection,or obstruction of bile duct.

Predominant cause of high conjugated Bilirubin is Cholestasis or Extra hepatic obstruction of biliary tract
Viruses, alcohol, autoimmune disorder , Drugs are some of thhe common culprits.

In brief: Decreased elimanatio

Elevated dierect bilirubin means there is decreased elimaination of Bilirubin, due to damage or disease.

Etiology may be inflamaton, infection,or obstruction of bile duct.

Predominant cause of high conjugated Bilirubin is Cholestasis or Extra hepatic obstruction of biliary tract
Viruses, alcohol, autoimmune disorder , Drugs are some of thhe common culprits.
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