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- Family members with Gilbert's syndrome (autosomal dominant trait)—People who have Gilbert’s syndrome have a 50% chance of passing it on to each of their children.
- Sex: male
- Jaundice (yellowing) of the whites of the eyes
- Jaundice of the skin
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of appetite
- Fatigue and weakness
- Darkening of the urine
- Complete blood count (CBC)
- Liver function tests
- Skipping meals or fasting
- Dehydration (too little fluid in the body)
- Vigorous exercise
- Repeated bouts of vomiting
- Stress or trauma
American Liver Foundation http://www.liverfoundation.org/
National Library of Medicine http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
Canadian Liver Foundation http://www.liver.ca/
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index%5Fe.html/
American Liver Foundation website. Available at: http://www.liverfoundation.org . Accessed July 22, 2009.
Gilbert syndrome. Mayo Clinic website. Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gilberts-syndrome/DS00743 . Updated April 2008. Accessed July 22, 2009.
McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine website. Available at: http://www.accessmedicine.com/ . Accessed July 22, 2009.
- Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
- Review Date: 11/2012 -
- Update Date: 11/26/2012 -