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my esr and crp levels are high Is it due to the fibromyalgia that I have

A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Fibromyalgia is normally not associated with elevated ESR or crp. But elevated esr/ CRP are nonspecific and can easily happen in someone with fibromya ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Don't accept the diagnosis of fibromylalgia if the crpand ESR are high, especially with those other symptoms. See a rheumatologist and get this figur ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Fibromyalgia: Your elevated ESR and CRP are abnormal and therefore are of concern. Continued work up to determine cause is defininately warranted. Fibromyalgia is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Sound like fibro. You also have Sicca and not Sjogren's. Sicca is dryness as you describe and you have that too.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Inflammatory state: Both ESR and CRP are elevated in patients with inflammation. It may be infection or non-infectious inflammation. Common causes are osteomyelitis, arth ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
First the cause: You have to address the cause of the abnormal levels first..check with your doctor to plan a good treatment strategy
A 30-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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
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
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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
A good idea,,, : That would be a good idea, given your history of hashimoto's, and especially if you have symptoms and signs like a "butterfly" rash on your face and j ... Read More
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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It's possible. Silent celiac disease (with normal blood tests but abnormal histology and serology) can be present in 20-50% of cases (estimated). (est ... Read More
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