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High Bilirubin

Discussion in 'Diagnostic Guidelines and Laboratory Testing' started by Vanguard, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Vanguard

    Vanguard

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    Hi guys,

    So along with a bunch of other test results I found that I have high Bilirubin

    2.1 H (Reference Range: 0.2-1.2 mg/dl)

    I know this is related to liver functioning. Anybody know about this or have a similar result?

    Thanks
     
  2. hixxy

    hixxy Woof woof

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    Elevated unconjugated/indirect billirubin only is gilbert's syndrome I believe. So glucoronidation insufficiency.
    If both conjugated/indirect and unconjugrated/direct are elevated apparently (according to my doctor as I have this) this means likely glucoronidation overloaded.

    I could be wrong on some of this tho ! :D Someone else might be able to clarify.
     
  3. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Senior Member

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    This is really common amongst ME/CFS patients, I wonder why it hasn't gotten more attention.. I seem to remember a figure as high as 40-50% of patients at one stage.
     
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    liverock Senior Member

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