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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

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Haacke
18 years experience Family Medicine
Neuropathy: It would be nice to know if you are taking any medications. Neuropathy can be a symptom of many different problems, including but not limited to. ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Possible lupus or : Possible lupus or other connective tissue disease or vasculopathy to be considered.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
You need: You need to determine is causing the inflammation. If for example you smoke, we know that that can elevated a crp. If you overweight, that can caus ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Many conditions: can give you an elevated CRP and sed rate, but as inflammatory markers go - these are aren't through the roof high. Rheum conditions often very hard t ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Lab data removed from the clinical picture have little meaning. A negative test has relatively little relevance. The ESR is a non-specific measure o ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Consider a workup: I'd be curious to see if these lymphocytes could have an abnormal clone. First step would be a repeat test. If still showing atypical lymphocytes, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A biopsy: A 2year history of enlarged lymph nodes is concerning. A simple biopsy would help in determining the cause
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How elevated?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: If you are feeling better, a re check of the CBC can be done in a few weeks. If you are ill, I would recommend a mono screening test. The chest radiog ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No concern: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More

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