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Possible for large doses of ibuprofen to affect blood test for rheumatoid arthritis/inflammation? My rf factor is in normal range as is ESR test.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No!
Ibuprofen will have no effect on rf, and very little effect on sed rate.

In brief: No!
Ibuprofen will have no effect on rf, and very little effect on sed rate.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
All nsaids -non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs- can influence the esr.

In brief: Yes
All nsaids -non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs- can influence the esr.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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