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I am a 74 yea I got lab results back that says my -12 is

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I am a 74 yea
I got lab results back that says my b-12 is 1381
and my C-Reactive Protein is 22.4
I tested negative for Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.
How tall are you? How much do you weigh? Any weight change? What are your symptoms? Any medical problem? Any surgeries? Any medications including over-the-counter pills and herbs? Any family medical history?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm 5 feet 4 inches, weigh 148 lbs. No symptoms, but just don't feel well. No recent surgeries. I take Premarin, hydrochlorathyazide, Diovan 80 mg 2 times a day, and Klorcon 20 mg a day.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
wording above isn't complete- I'm a 74 year old woman
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hello?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you still there?
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.
Do you have a uterus? How is your blood pressure? Your B-12 level is normal. But the CRP (C-reactive Protein) is very high. You have inflammation somewhere. Can you attach the lab result?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not have uterus. The lab results indicate that the 1,381 B-12 is very high and should have been between 200-500.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Blood pressure is completely under control with medication- under 120/80
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you going to send another e-mail- not sure how this works...
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.
You can attach the result here.
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.
Do you have fever?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not have hay fever
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.
Not hay fever but temperature higher than normal (fever)
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
File sent
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, vitals are all normal- temp 96.7
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.
22.4 mg/L is actually 2.24 mg/dL. It is not very high but high. The normal range is 0.3 to 1.0 mg/dL (3 to 10 mg/L).
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.
Since your ANA is normal, you don't have connective tissue diseases.
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.
Did you have blood cell count checked such as WBC?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. I will stop here.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidif you eat bread or pasta or rices, these are often fortified with B12 vitaminsif you take a multivitamin during the day, this can get you too much B12which is ok, your body usually urinates out the excessive B12 in your system.high C reactive protein levels can be from blood vessel inflammation.at your age, you could be having blood vessel inflammation.let me know if you have questions.