Common "Bilirubin" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Bilirubin is a yellow substance present in the blood, and it is formed after the breakdown of red blood cells. After that, it travels to the liver, gallbladder, and digestive tract before excretion. The normal bilirubin ranges from 0.3 to 1.2 mg/dL. It serves as an antioxidant and helps in the excretion of waste products produced from the destruction of abnormal red blood cells.

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I am 50 years old with slightly elevated bilirubin levels. Should I be concerned about it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 50 years old, and my Bilirubin total is 3.0, and my Bilirubin direct is 40. Rest all within normal range. Anything to worry about? Please give your suggestions. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhananjay Tiwari

Answer: Hello. Welcome to I have read your query and I have gone through your reports.Your Total and Direct Bilirubin are slightly elevated. Mild elevation in bilirubin without any symptoms should not cause any concern. Most likely, it is insignificant. However, your Total Cholesterol, LDL, a...  Read Full »

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