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I have a 14yr old son with raised bilirubin (28) & alp (719)

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I have a 14yr old son with raised bilirubin (28) & alp (719) most recent. They have been raised for the last 6 months. He had an abdominal ultrasound which is normal. No signs of jaundice but sometimes very pale. Normal height & weight. Diet very good as he is a keen sports person. Any thoughts?

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Before I answer can you mention the normal reference range in the results?


Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Bilirubin 0-21, Alp 42-362

Thanks for the information

The bilirubin is mildly elevated and it could be a sign of a benign condition called Gilbert syndrome which is seen in a lot of people and it is not a worrying thing

Alkaline phosphatase is slightly elevated but as he is in a growing age and obviously bones are also in a stage where they are growing so a mild elevation of ALP is normal

Considering your son has no symptoms I would just keep an eye on these numbers to see how it goes

But at this point nothing to worry about

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
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