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Can stomach flu cause high C reactive protein levels?

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Posted on Thu, 2 Aug 2018
Question: Hi. I have C-reactive protein at 19.4. The day before I had the test, I had stomach flu, very bad... Can this cause the C reactive protein to be high?
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (35 minutes later)
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Yes

Detailed Answer:
yes, stomach flu can increase C reactive protein for sure.
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Can stomach flu cause high C reactive protein levels?

Brief Answer: Yes Detailed Answer: yes, stomach flu can increase C reactive protein for sure. If you have any other related questions please clarify else please close our discussion.