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A 23-year-old female asked:

With recent blood tests indicating detectable (ie. high) levels of crp, ana and esr, should i seek testing for lupus or any other diseases?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 30 years experience
A good idea,,, : That would be a good idea, given your history of hashimoto's, and especially if you have symptoms and signs like a "butterfly" rash on your face and joint pain/discomfort.
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