Gilbert's Syndrome

What is Gilbert's syndrome?

Gilbert's syndrome is a benign hereditary disease that affects the way bilirubin is processed in the liver and causes jaundice.

Symptoms

  • Yellowing of the skin and of the whites of the eyes

  • Fatigue

Diagnosis

A blood test can show changes that occur with Gilbert’s syndrome.

Treatment

There is no treatment. However, anyone with jaundice should contact their doctor.

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