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My bilirubin was at the high end of normal - 1.3. Other values

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My bilirubin was at the high end of normal - 1.3. Other values -- Creatinine - 1.0 Albumin - 4.7 Total protein - 6.8 Also a/g ratio was at high end of normal -- 2.2 My doctor sent back my test (he's at a clinic and said he wouldn't call unless there was something to discuss) - Said everything was normal. Platelets low normal at 150. I take hydrochlorothyazide and cozaar. I know the former can lower platelet counts. Also, I take garlic at night, which might have a platelet reducing effect. Do I need to be concerned about any of this? Are there any other values you would like to know??? Thanks.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 5 years ago.

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MD doc :

If the liver enzymes (you have not mentioned these) are normal, and the repeat tests show a normal bilirubin, then I would not be too concerned at the present point of time

MD doc :

A followup test after 6 months would probably suffice if you remain healthy

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
which liver enzyme tests would you like to know?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
And the platelet count is okay?
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 5 years ago.
All the enzymes, if they are outside the normal range,
Platelets are alright - low normal as the doctor said,
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