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High indirect bilirubin level, cold hands, legs. Reason?

I am having indirect bilurubin high that direct Indirect=1.5 Direct is 1.0 and total is 2.5 . I have lose my weight and now i am on ayurveda medicine . Tell me is indirect bilurubin will go in how much time ,but in april my indirect bilurbin was less but now it is more why . My second problem ,my hands and legs go cold why
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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Thanks for writing in.

A mild increase of indirect bilirubin is nothing to worry. It is often seen with what is known as Gilbert's syndrome which is a mild birth disorder without any serious or long term consequences. with this disease there is often fluctuation of bilirubin which is often normal.

Please avoid any medications which can potentially damage the liver without consulting a physician or a gastroenterologist first. Also please let me know the report of the complete liver function test (Including SGPT, SGOT and ALP levels) . Please get it done if you have not got it done already.

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help

Dr. Om Lakhani
Answered: Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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