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Slightly Elevated Esr And C Reactive Protein
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
Could just a coffee 40 mins before blood test for ESR and C reactive protein influence the results? Need to do these tests today bur forget fasting.
What does a C-Reactive Protein U.S = 17.55 means? As well as urea level of 54.5mg/dl and ESR mm/2 hour=32?
Need to see a doctor: 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, both C-reactive protein and urea results are abnormal, ESR is borderline, and you should consult a doctor for an evaluation of your health status. ...Read more
Non specific: 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, ESR is not specific for any disease or disorder. A value of 39 is that high for a 59 year old male. If he does not have any symptoms, if may not be worthwhile to chase a laboratory value. ...Read more
Ana titer of 1:320, normal ESR and normal c reactive protein. Any ideas which autoimmune this is pointing to?
I'm 41 y/o F, stage 4 met Melanoma. On Zelboraf & Mekinist. ESR of 85 & C-Reactive Protein 10. Can meds cause this??
Unrelated: ESR and C-reactive protein are laboratory values that are usually not very helpful in following patients with metastatic melanoma. Generally, scans such as CT or MRI are more helpful. Some patients do have an elevation in a laboratory value called LDH which can be helpful to follow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My rhf is 30.6, my ESR is 25, my c-reactive protein is .81 and i'm obese. Is this a sign of being overweight or do I have RA or something is wrong?
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