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Can inflammation from a severe lupus flare cause an elevated d dimer of 1600? Crp over 200. Esr 50.

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Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
Internal Medicine
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In brief: See below

Elevated CRP and ESR can be signs of lupus glare up.
Lupus can cause hypercoagulable state (meaning you can form clots in the body even if you don't need to). D- dimer is a test for to check for by products of clots in the body. Elevated d dimer needs to be attended by doctor asap.

In brief: See below

Elevated CRP and ESR can be signs of lupus glare up.
Lupus can cause hypercoagulable state (meaning you can form clots in the body even if you don't need to). D- dimer is a test for to check for by products of clots in the body. Elevated d dimer needs to be attended by doctor asap.
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