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Lupus And Elevated C Reactive Protein Levels
Whatcauses high c-reactive protein ihave IBS andfamily history of lupus could either of these be the cause?
Ana 1:80 speckled, RA 12,70 ui/ml (normal <14ui/ml), C-reactive protein 2.mg/l, VDRL negative. I´m female and 35 years old. Could be lupus?
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Ana 1:80 speckled, RA 12,70 ui/ml, C-reactive protein 2.mg/l, VDRL negative.White blood cels 4.000. Feeling tired, lost bit of weight. Could be lupus?
What can cause multiple joint pain, fatigue, sore and tight muscles. Neg. Lupus, sed rate, and c-reactive protein. Wbc sometimes hi sometimes lo?
Are C-reactive protein (CRP) and ESR levels typically elevated with advanced stage cancer such as stage 4 lymphoma?
No: These tests are neither sensitive nor specific for much. They generate enormous confusion and unnecessary fear. C-RP is made in atherosclerotic plaques and is often up in bad atherosclerosis. It's also made in the liver in response to some interleukins in disease elsewhere, especially some arthritis variants. Sed rate reflects globulins and fibrinogen, not usually up in lymphoma. ...Read more
Any cause for..: Inflammation causes a rise in crp! arthritis, trauma, infection, and even certain metabolic diseases such as diabetes can do it as well. A high CRP is associated with cardiovascular and stroke disease risk, because inflammation releases chemical that damage the blood vessel lining. It is not the CRP doing damage, but it is the best surrogate marker for inflammation! ...Read more
Why do I have a chronically elevated C reactive protein? I am afebrile, asymptomatic, eat a healthy anti inflammatory diet, have no dental disease.
Ignore it: I'm a pathologist and focused on the lab. Often, I wish we didn't even check CRP's. It's worthless except as an adjunct to the big picture. There's talk of it being a weak coronary risk factor -- but what are you going to do about it? Just live healthy. Plenty of people are in your situation -- we've just created one more thing to worry unnecessarily about. Manage your health & put it out of mind. ...Read more
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