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A 41-year-old female asked:

I recently had blood work done due to chronic low-grade fevers, diarrhea. cbc normal, cbc with differential abnormal, tsh 4.50, crp 10. the other blood test came back normally. with chronic anxiety, i am extremely worried. any advice? its a holiday?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Understandably anxiety may escalate with unexplained symptoms. Your work up should continue with stool studies and possibly imaging studies guided by physical exam and with the help of a gastroenterologist. Focus should be on things at hand until clear answers available and in order to keep the anxiety under control.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor and discuss if you may be depressed. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity as tolerated. Drink more water. Wish you good health!
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Last updated May 28, 2021

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