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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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Nothing: The anti ccp antibody is used to help diagnose rheumatoid arthritis. It is just one of several things your doctor should look at. By itself it has n ... Read More
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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
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Autoimmune disorders: Esr is an inflammatory marker tha is elevated in inflammatory disorders, anemia , pregnancy, , kidney cancers , tb, lymphoma to name a few. It measur ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
61 years experience Psychiatry
yes: It may be many things or nothing significant. These are non-specific tests, as opposed to rafactor;lecells, and others which define autoimmune disease ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: As a pathologist, I'd consider that sed rate normal. CRP is really useful only as a sensitive screen so as not to miss folks with advanced atheroscler ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See hematologist: Iron overload can lead to organ damage in the long term. One possibility is hemachromatosis in the absence of conditions involving the bone marrow. It ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Never hurts to ask: If you are concerned about your health, getting a 2nd opinion is a good idea. After all it's YOUR health, not the doctors... and I always think it's i ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Are you able to carry on daily activities? Do you have fever, weight loss, weakness, visible joint deformities or other symptoms? You mention having o ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gym: You can do regular gym and weight lifting without the protein supplements because we dont know the long term effects of the supplements nor do we know ... Read More

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