high bilirubin levels
Oct 9, 2006
Dear Dr., On 21st January you had replied to my query regarding my high bilirubin levels.Then it was 2.1.Than only indirect as found high and bilirubin level was shown as 1.9.Yesterday,i.e.on 6th October again my bilirubin shows a high reading of 2.4 with both direct and indirect high.What could be causing this?I am immunized against HEP-A and B almost 10 years ago. My IgG levels for both these are high as detected this year January when Bilirubin was 2.1.My sonogram suggests 3 small gall-bladder polyps.Please advise.Thanks,
Response from Dr. McGovern
You should speak to your physician about this further since it is obviously causing you distress. You may have something called "Gilbert's syndrome" where the bilirubin total may be minimally elevated (as in your case) with the indirect greater than the direct fraction. This is completely benign and unimportant. However, this will need to be discussed with your physician and any other concerns.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Groin Pain After Insertive Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV
- Pain In Penis After Touching Sperm Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Penis Discharge After Eating Sperm Worried I Have HIV
- Red Eyes After Anal Sex Top Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Swollen Lymph Glands After Erotic Massage Worried I Have HIV
- Names Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.