United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr send me for a blood test it came back i had infection now been send for c reactive protein blood test searched it..its mensioned cancer?im scared!
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 9 years experience
Keep calm: An elevated CRP is an indicator of inflammation. It is similar to an ESR test (also an indicator of inflammation but a little different). It's ok to feel afraid, but try to keep calm until your physician gives you the final diagnosis. Remember that there are many many diagnoses that yield an elevated crp.
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Last updated May 16, 2016
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