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Why would your C-Reactive Protein be high?


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January 11, 2009 6:07AM

c-reactive protein is elevated during inflammation...its released by ur body to help in the inflammatory process, it helps in the activation of complement system. CRP is an acute phase protein and can be raised in many circumstances including Acute and chronic infections, vasculitis, connective tissue diseases, arthritis