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I recently had several blood test done with my PCP. I am a

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I recently had several blood test done with my PCP. I am a male, age 40 and overall in good health. High blood pressure but controlled by meds. I am overweight - 275 pounds. Anyway, my blood tests all came back normal except for one reading and another reading was close to being out of the normal range.

CRP Inflammation. My result was <0.29 and ref range for my lab is <0.30

Lymphocyte % was 41.0 and ref range is 22-40

Can you tell me what what these two tests mean?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Nomi replied 2 years ago.

Dr. Nomi :

Hi,

Dr. Nomi :

These results are still within normal range.

Dr. Nomi :

Discripency of one point is taken normal.

Dr. Nomi :

However,reason behind little rise in results , a little infection like flu or some sore throat.

Dr. Nomi :

But still they are normal.

Dr. Nomi :

No worries at all.

Customer:

ok - I went to my PCP because I had some blood in stool. However, I have also had a sinus infection (bloody mucus draining in back of throat, headache above eye, itchy eyes, alittle more tired than usual). My PCP wasn't concerned but ran a WBC, Meta panel and CRP tests. Everything turned out fine. I am going to see a gasterologist in 2 weeks to be safe but he didn't suspect anything.

Customer:

Lastly, what is normal for CRP test. I read on the internet that it should be 0 (none in blood) but the normal range for my lab was <0.30. What's normal? I am more curious. Thanks

Dr. Nomi :

Have you taken any antibiotics?

Customer:

yes - one day worth?

Customer:

one day worth

Customer:

at time of test

Dr. Nomi :

CRP should be <0.30mg/L to be more precise medically.Internet info was not right.

Dr. Nomi :

Probably it was some viral illness.

Dr. Nomi :

I also think gastroenterologist will not find anything specific.

Dr. Nomi :

Probably that infection caused increase in results.

Customer:

Great. thank you for your time. I appreciate the help.

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