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CRP can go up with any inflammation in the body.
this includes recent viral infection as well.
Your symptoms can very well be viral infection related and that an cause high CRP.
Autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis also can cause this.
But you should have clinical symptoms like joint pain and swelling for example.
Increased CRP can be a risk factor for heart disease.
But your other parameters like BP, cholesterol etc are normal.
So nothing much needs to be done
I've been having generalized fatigue, headaches, pain in my fingers and knees, and sensitivity to the sun (gives me a rash across my face).
He was concerned about lupus, but the ANA came back negative.
RA is a possibility
Also viral infection can cause this known as reactive arthritis