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Crp Blood Test
Inflammation: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, If the result of your test was 6.9mg/L, it suggests the presence of inflammation and risk of heart disease. Consult this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003356.htm ...Read more
Can drinking pop cause an elevation in CRP blood test levels? How much would you have to drink and how much would it be affected?
No: The two are totally unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Desirable level is less than one mg/L. ...Read more
Biomarker: High sensitivity CRP first of all not just CRP is a surrogate risk factor for developing heart disease. Age, cholesterol, fam hx, and tobacco use are the main risk factors for heart disease. Having said that, there was a study that looked at heart events in patients supposed to be at low risk based on chol and traditional risk factors, and found high CRP. That is when this whole thing started. ...Read more
Motrin: Yes as it is antiimflammatory its possible. ...Read more
Could degenerative disc disease (that causes pain) and osteoarthritis cause highly sensitive CRP blood test to be high?
NO: No. Only inflammatory.....Get a more detailed answer ›