CRP, otherwise called C-reactive protein, is a protein produced by the liver and is an inflammation marker. A CRP test is done to measure the level of C-reactive protein in the blood. Its value increases in response to inflammation and also in the case of some autoimmune or chronic diseases.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have done a colonoscopy and gastroscopy ten years back. My colonoscopy report showed mucosa with patchy moderate congestion and erythema. My gastroscopy showed gastritis, duodenitis, and cryptitis. My general practitioner predicted Crohn's disease in the small intestine after seeing my... Read Full »
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