Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
182 Doctors are Online

High bilirubin levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Liver and Gall Bladder
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2570 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   i underwent a Liver Function Test some 8 months ago
Doctor :   ok
User :   and found that the bilirubin levels were high
User :   it was close to 2.1
Doctor :   ok
User :   i consulted a doctor, a gasrtoendologost and he suggested
User :   to repeat the tests... i did the same....
User :   and the results were almost the same
User :   the doctor asked if i have any other symptoms
Doctor :   ok
User :   which i didnt have at that time like pain in liver, or swelling
User :   he said there is nothing to worry and if reqd to repeat the test after 6 months
User :   if any symptoms come
User :   should i carry out these tests again...?
User :   currently i do not have any sympoms
Doctor :   ok why have you done with liver test 8 months back
User :   i went to a dermatalogist for acne treatment... she wanted to get these tests done before giving me some tabs for acne
Doctor :   ok
User :   should i carry out these tests again...?
Doctor :   You may carry them out
Doctor :   sometimes with no reason the lft increase
User :   ok...
User :   Thanks for the time.!
Doctor :   Just check it out to rule out any othe rcaus3es
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor