U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
IL
A 40-year-old female asked:

C-reactive protein is high at 8.4 mg/l (range 0.0 - 4.9). does this require follow-up or is it not high enough to warrant concern? no infections.

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need evaluation: Elevated C-reactive protein is one of the markers for risk of heart disease. You may wish to consult a cardiologist for an evaluation.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Nov 21, 2018

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.