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Treated for endometrial cancer stage2B. ESR, CRP levels elevated, headaches, jointpain. Matter of concern?

Four years ago I had endometrial cancer stage 2B. Five weeks external beam and 3 weeks internal radioactive seed 9 weeks after hysterectomy was completed. I am now 56 years old always non smoker with normal weight. Now my ESR and CRP are elevated and I am having headaches and some joint pain. No other symptoms. Should I be concerned about c
Asked On : Mon, 25 Feb 2013
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thanks for your query

i can feel your concerns

Actually ESR and CRP are nonspecific tests and they are raised in various conditions like infections, inflammations and malignancy.

They may be raised because of joint pains you are experiencing. i advise you to take calcium and vitamin D supplements after consulting your doctor.You should get your eyesight examined by your can take painkillers like brufen.

if your symptoms persist and you experience weightloss,anorexia ,sweating ,or anyother unususal symptom ,then have a complete checkup by your doctor to rule out any evidence of malignancy

wishing you a speedy recovery
i am available for your help

Answered: Thu, 4 Jul 2013
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