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hello are there any other positive tests like hepatitis B or hepatitis C?
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Hello they've not mentioned about heptitis?
how high is your bilirubin? do you know the value?
No they never told me that either just done several blood tests and each time bilirubin have came back to high
well there can be a number of causes for this
the first in your case would be gall stones, which is why they did the ultrasound
but there can be many other causes as well
hepatitis, including hepatitis B and C
can all lead to high bilirubin
The scan lady said there was no gall stones
you need to ask your doctor a number of important questions
thats right, i got that
since that is ruled out, you have to ask about the other possible causes
you have to ask about the possible causes
i will note the most important conditions that you need to discuss with your doctor
please note them down and discuss
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Okay, just feels like this has been going on for ages and still not closer to any results and the pain is terrible and its ruining my quailty of life
sorry to hear about this
a number of conditions are implicated in this and need to be ruled out
discuss with your doctors so that you know about their progress
the things to ask your doctor are:
hemolysis or increased breakdown in blood cells - this can cause increase in bilirubin
Glibert's syndrome - a genetic condition which can cause hyperbilirbinemia
Rotor syndrome - another genetic condition
hepatitis A,B and C
all these causes can lead to such increased bilirubin
one possible cause in your case is Gilbert syndrome
this is a benign genetic cause in upto 5% of the population in which the bliribubin is raised
it is relatively benign
discuss all these conditions with your doctor
this will lead to a more informed discussion and help you find a solution
Hope this shows you the way forward - wish you good health and a quick recovery.
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Okay thankyou, from the symptoms I've explaned is there anyone that you think could possibly could be?
hepatitis is a possibility, second is Gilbert's syndrome
so ask about these two
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Ok thankyou so much