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What do raised bilirubin levels indicate?

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Dr. Ratnakar Kini


Practicing since :1996

Answered : 1880 Questions

Posted on Mon, 8 Oct 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: My Bilirubin levels are raised. Total 1.92, Direct- 0.92, Indirect- 1.38.

What is etiology for it? is this serious? What will be prognosis? What diet & regimen to follow? Is there any medicine to control it?

Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 55 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Upload the complete report

Detailed Answer:


Kindly upload the complete liver function test report.
I need the complete report to analyse and give my opinion.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
Follow up: Dr. Ratnakar Kini 5 days later
Dear Dr,

LFT is attached for your reference. Kindly go through it.
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 2 days later
Brief Answer:

? XXXXXXX Syndrome

Detailed Answer:


You have mildly elevated bilirubin with higher indirect component.

The liver enzymes are within normal limits.
The LDH is normal.

This may indicate a condition called XXXXXXX Syndrome. It is a harmless condition and no active treatment is required.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr Ratnakar Kini, Gastroenterologist
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