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A 21-year-old male asked:

My father was diagnosed with essential thrombocytosis (myloprolifitive disorder) and high cholesterol. his hs, crp is 4.5. is this significant? 49 y/o

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Need more informaton: I am sure his doctor can address his heart related issues due to high Cholesterol. We can help him if required but need to know the lab values of his Cholesterol and his Lipid Profile which should include his total Cholesterol, Low density Cholesterol(LDL), High density Cholesterol(HDL) and Triglycerides. Is he taking any medicine for his blood disorder? Once you give us all info, we can help you
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 39 years experience
Hs CRP: The value puts him in a higher risk category;lowering lipids with ant inflammatory statin will help

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Last updated Nov 18, 2016

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