Bilirubin

What is Bilirubin?

A yellow bile pigment found as sodium bilirubinate (soluble), or as an insoluble calcium salt in gallstones; formed from hemoglobin during normal and abnormal destruction of erythrocytes by the reticuloendothelial system.Excess bilirubin is associated with jaundice.

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Doctor pls answer one simple question, does liv-52 reduces bilirubin level and improves better functioning of liver or rather than taking liv-52 is...

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Brief Answer:
Depends on the underlying cause

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I am 13 weeks pregnant. I had a POCT UA dipstick and it showed 1mg/dl of bilirubin. Should I be...

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High normal value

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Yes it is normal to have 1mg/dl of bilirubin in urine. Besides...

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Hi my bilirubin level is 32,two years previously it was 28 should I be concerned?

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Brief answer....nothing to worry if you have Gilbert' syndrome
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