Elevation of Total Bilirubin

Sunshine16
on 6/1/14 11:18 pm

Hello Everyone,

My Total Bilirubin has elevated since my surgery June 30th 2010.  I was curious to find out what was your number, and should I be concerned? I noticed the elevation happened right after the surgery.

22-May-14 23-Oct-13 14-Jul-12 19-Mar-11 22-Sep-10 27-May-10
0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.5

Thank you,

Sunshine

SW / CW / GW 292 / 188 / 174 - Height 5'7, Size 10

MajorMom
on 6/2/14 7:03 am - VA

I would point it out to your PCP and surgeon. Mine hangs around .5 and never got very high just after surgery either.  According to my lab they would flag it once it reaches 1.2. Too high would indicate jaundice. 

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hollykim
on 6/2/14 7:04 am - Nashville, TN
Revision on 03/18/15

also,according to dr google, it can be caused by anemia and strenuous exercise.

 


          

 

Sunshine16
on 6/2/14 7:36 am

Thank you Holly for bringing that to my attention, I am anemic, I pray with my increase iron my number will go down.

Thank you, for hope...I will focus on my iron.

SW / CW / GW 292 / 188 / 174 - Height 5'7, Size 10

Beam me up Scottie
on 6/7/14 2:17 pm
DS on 02/17/06 with
I developed Gilebert's syndrome post DS. It's harmless to have elevated billirubin levels (for the most part) and there really isn't a treatment for it.

Go to a dr. and have it checked out- i eventually ended up at a liver specialist (a hepatologist), who said keep an eye on it, but it's no biggie.
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