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A 33-year-old female asked:

Had crp blood test said normal was 0-10 and mine was 12.4 is this high or just slightly elevated and means nothing? having work up for lupus or ra

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Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
Not diagnostic : CRP (C-reactive protein) is a protein that is increased in diseases in which there is inflammation. A slightly increased level of CRP is compatible with both sLE and RA, but is NOT diagnostic of either. Furthermore, there are many other causes of such a small elevation of CRP.
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