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26 year old with high bilirubin levels. Need to be concerned?

hello, I am 26 y/o/f and healthy to my understanding. I recently had blood work done and what quizzed me was my higher then normal bilirubin count it is 0.29mg/dL. I know from where the bilirubin comes and how it is produced. I am just worry if the level I have should concern me?
Ps. I consume a glass of red wine per week or less, not on any prescribed med, I take supplements only
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM.
You dont have to be worried at all. this is almost normal bilirubin. Some doctors even consider normal range till 0.3. If you dont have raised liver enzymes or any symptoms this is really nothing to be concerned. If you repeat tests in few weeks it will probably be normal. anyway, high bilirubin is elevated ueually in liver damage,most common alcoholic,viral or autoimunne or in some hematological disorders, but this elevation would be much higher than you have. SO i suggest just to repeat liver findings n 4 weeks and see is there any progresion.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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