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High bilirubin levels after fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Dear DR.I have suffered last week by slight fever for 4 days. I consulted the local Dr. and took antibiotics and pain killer and became normal. after that i am taking regular food as usual. Yesterday i had a blood test. the result shows: BilurubinTotal..1.2 Bilurubi Direct0.6 Bilurubin Indirect 0.5 Urineanalysis shows Bile Salt,BilePigment,Urobilinogen are NIL. What shell I do? whether I ignore it? or is it necessary to take any medicine for this? kindly Reply. Thanking you. ponnambalam
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Pl.clear my above doubt.
Doctor :   The Bilirubin levels can be considered normal
Doctor :   And do you mean that urine is positive for Bile salts and bile pigments, negative for urobilinogen
Doctor :   can you read the urine report correctly for me
User :   urine test shows bile salts and bile bigment are NIL, but i worried about blod test shows 1.2biluriban test.
Doctor :   ok, i now got it urine is neg for bilesalts and pig
Doctor :   the report is normal
Doctor :   need not worry
Doctor :   if the bilirubin levels are more than 2 mg/dl then its a matter of concern
User :   shell i take any medicine or not. you do not refer about the blood test. it will not harm any way.
Doctor :   if the diet before takin blood for test was to be Little fat in content such kind of reports can be expectd
Doctor :   the report is normal , need no medication
Doctor :   but its advisable for you to consume food less in fat content
User :   the test was taken after taking food {90 minutes}. any specific food shellbe taken Salt must be redused in regular diet
Doctor :   no , you can have salt in normal amounts, but iots better to lessen fat content in foods like oils, vanaspathi,ghee
Doctor :   its
Doctor :   rest you can have normal diet
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   No Sir. Thankig you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
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