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How Can High Sedimentation Rate And High CRP Be Managed?

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Posted on Mon, 4 Apr 2022
Question: I just had bloodwork done and I had a high sedimentation rate and a high CRP. What could cause this?
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Answered by Dr. Hardik Sanghvi (28 minutes later)
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Hi,

There are many causes of high ESR and CRP.
Most common causees are tuberculosis and other bacterial infection. Other inflammatory disorder also causes high ESR and CRP.

Both are marker of inflammation and high value suggest some inflammation. Please tell me about your symptoms and other reports. So that I can help you further.

Hope I have answered your question. If you have any doubts then feel free to ask me. I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.
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Follow up: Dr. Hardik Sanghvi (2 days later)
I am also experiencing dizziness, lightheadedness, extreme fatigue, chest discomfort, shortness of breath, cramping in legs, feet, and hands, tingling and skin crawling, occasional joint pain, left arm pain, pain between my shoulders, lower back pain, headaches, and pain behind my eyes.
I have had an EKG which looked normal.

I have also been having blurry and decreased vision, jaw soreness, stiffness in my neck, sore throat, confusion, stomach pains, heat intolerance and sweating.
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Answered by Dr. Hardik Sanghvi (16 hours later)
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Hi,

You have multiple pain and multiple systemic complains. Your ECG is normal. You have high ESR.

You may have some connective tissue disorder or systemic disease. You should go for ANA testing and check your TSH level also to rule out thyroid disorder.

Please send me all your reports so that I can help you to reach final diagnosis.

Hope I have answered your question. If you have any doubts then feel free to ask me. I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Hardik Sanghvi (15 hours later)
I just noticed today that my left ankle is a little swollen. Could this be a complication of this?
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Answered by Dr. Hardik Sanghvi (9 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Left ankle swelling can be due to gout or some other problems.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Ankle swelling can be due to gout or some injury or arthritis. For that please check your uric acid level once to rule out gouty arthritis.

Hope I have answered your question. If you have any doubts then feel free to ask me. I will be happy to answer.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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How Can High Sedimentation Rate And High CRP Be Managed?

Brief Answer: Explained in details. Detailed Answer: Hi, There are many causes of high ESR and CRP. Most common causees are tuberculosis and other bacterial infection. Other inflammatory disorder also causes high ESR and CRP. Both are marker of inflammation and high value suggest some inflammation. Please tell me about your symptoms and other reports. So that I can help you further. Hope I have answered your question. If you have any doubts then feel free to ask me. I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.