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Is elevated bilirubin something to be concerned about?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: Depends on the cause

Depends on the cause of elevated bilirubin.
Bilirubin can be elevated due to many causes 1infectious hepatitis 2toxic hepatitis due to toxins and drugs 3gall stones and cholecystitis 4alcoholic hepatitis and cirrohsis 5liver cancer and metastatic cancer in liver 5gilberts syndrome so the prognosis and treatment depends on the cause of elevated bilirubin.

In brief: Depends on the cause

Depends on the cause of elevated bilirubin.
Bilirubin can be elevated due to many causes 1infectious hepatitis 2toxic hepatitis due to toxins and drugs 3gall stones and cholecystitis 4alcoholic hepatitis and cirrohsis 5liver cancer and metastatic cancer in liver 5gilberts syndrome so the prognosis and treatment depends on the cause of elevated bilirubin.
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