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Why did you have the test? What were the symptoms?
I had blotches on my arms and I was concerned
Do you take any medicine?
Do you take alcohol regularly?
no I don't drink
Do you have any previous disease?
Total bilirubin normally varies between 0.3 - 1.9
Your total bilirubin is within this range.
Direct bilirubin is a little higher, AST & ALT are also higher than normal.
This can occur if there is a liver disorder.
Did you have any other test like blood counts?
The significance of the levels depends on the symptoms.
what does that mean? should I be concerned?
As your levels are mildly elevated, doctor can observe & repeat those after a few weeks.
what would cause the rash on my arms?
You need not to be much concerned but discuss it with doctor.
He can also take an ultrasound examination of the liver.
Coagulation issues can cause blotches to appear.
It is more like blotchy on my arms so I shouldn't be concerned?
what are coagulation issues?
Doctor can suggest taking blood counts, platelet count etc.
OK, but what are coagulation issues?
Coagulation disorders are those when there can be bleeding under the skin or blood fails to clot properly.
In low platelet count it can occur.
So I shouldn't be concerned about this either?
The results are not very high.
so I shouldn'
so I shouldn't be concerned?
But please have a consultation with doctor too.
OK thank you
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