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High C-reactive protein - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I recently had some blood work done and the doc said the tests were normal however when i received the results it showed that my C-Reactive Protein was 13.1 but the norm was 0-4.9. Do you think i should call the doc back? what do you think this means?
Doctor :   sure we will help you
Doctor :   your age
User :   65
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   it is an marker for early detection of the disease
User :   what disease
Doctor :   it increases in case of inflammation or infection and also in liver failure
Doctor :   leukemia, tuberculosis, leishmaniasis, Cushing's syndrome, and bone cancer.
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