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Have High Total Bilirubin. Not alcoholic. Help?

the results on my blood work the last 5 yrs. show a High Total Bilirubin 1.1 Reference 0.3-1.0 MG/DL. I have (maybe) 1 marg. a month, maybe 1 glass of wine a month. I don t really consume alcohol. I live at 7200 ft., and many of our babies born in the hosptl. here (8500 ft.) have this affliction at birth. What can I do to lower this number ? Thank you.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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  Anonymous's Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

If the liver enzymes are normal and bilirubin alone is raised, it is often an inherited condition - of blood like Haemoglobinopathy or Liver like Gilbert's.
It may not have anything to do with your residence or rare alcohol...
A haematologist and/or Hepatologist can confirm, by specific investigations

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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