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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Adderall & CRP: 0.04% of people reported increased C-reactive protein w Adderall. REF: https://www.ehealthme.com/ds/adderall/c-reactive-protein-increased/. Not su ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: CRP may be elevated due to any inflammation, e.g. pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis, and bacterial infections. Protein in urine is an indication of kidn ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Protein in urine : I agree with Dr Singh. There are common issues that cause temporary protein in the urine. When a CRP is elevated that could be an infection which can ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
Yes: C reactive protein is a more sensitive marker of inflammatory conditions; can be elevated in aging, osteo and rheumatoid arthritis types, myocardial ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not so! Fibromyalgia: Fibro and osteoarthritis are non inflammatory! CRP is not elevated with these. If CRP is elevated, look elsewhere!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Inflammatory process: Any form of inflammation, from trauma, infection, autoimmune reaction, allergy, etc. can be responsible for these changes in lab and temperature value ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
You have inflammatio: Your tests indicate inflammation. Sjogren's not associated with high inflammation. Ccp positivity fairly specific for ra. Chronic fatigue is common i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Ignore it: As a pathologist, i'm not impressed with the ability of a slightly elevated sed rate or c-reactive protein to provide useful information in the absenc ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Inflammation: This is a marker for inflammation in the body and is also used to assess cardiovascular risk.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
CRP: Very little. This is actually a minimal elevation of a very non-specific test suggesting inflammation. It cannot be used diagnostically and must be i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Inflammation marker: C-reactive protein is a marker for inflammation. There are two test types, one looks for gross inflammation like pneumonia, the other, high sensitivit ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Big picture: This is never anything more than one clue in a workup for someone who's symptomatic with illness of some sort. It fluctuates with minor infections. So ... Read More
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