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Hs-crp Levels

Hs-CRP is called high sensitivity C-reactive protein. The normal level of Hs-CRP level lies between 1.0 and 3.0 mg/L. High Hs-CRP levels indicate inflammation caused due to infections, or levels above 3 mg/L suggest cardiovascular diseases, and Hs-CRP levels more than 10 mg/L can indicate acute myocardial infarction.

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I have high hs-CRP and lipoprotein levels. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Eight months back my hs-CRP level was 3.86 mg/dL and CRP was 0.24 mg/dL. One month later hs-CRP was tested again and it was 0.4 mg/dL. My ESR also seems to be higher along with lipoprotein. Please advise the treatment. Is there any further investigation for high hs-CRP? What does high hs-...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Raised hs-CRP (high-sensitivity C-reactive protein) indicates your risk to cardiac issues. Your blood reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) have to be correlated with your clinical symptoms. These reports alone cannot give you any conclusion. I need to...  Read Full »

What happens if hs-CRP is high?

Query: Hi doctor, I have done a health checkup and I would like to get an analysis of the same. I am worried about the hs-CRP. All the reports are attached here for your reference. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Erioli Braholli

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your test report carefully. All the indicators were perfectly in normal range, except hs-CRP (high-sensitivity C-reactive protein) that you are worried about. I have to say that this marker is not specific, although they say future cardiac diseases may...  Read Full »

I am a 45-year-old male with a high hs-CRP level. Why is my hs-CRP increasing?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45-year-old male, and I noticed my high HSCRP level. Now I tested my HSCRP after six months, and it was even higher at 5, and now six months later, I tested it again it was 7. For the last four months, I have tried to stay fit. My recent blood tests show a decrease in cholestero...  Read Full »

Dr. Sunil Sekhri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. HSCRP is one of the markers to predict cardiac events and assess cardiovascular risks; other parameters are also considered in your case. I suggest you to keep exercising, eat fresh fruits and green vegetables and...  Read Full »

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