Question: What should I do if my CRP level is high?

What is a critical CRP level?

According to the American Heart Association and the CDC, a CRP level of less than 1 mg per liter indicates a low risk of cardiovascular disease; 1-3 mg/L indicates moderate risk, and greater than 3 mg/L equals high risk.

What should be the normal CRP level?

Normal CRP levels are typically below 3.0 mg/L ....Normal C-reactive protein (CRP) levels.C-reactive protein level (in milligrams per liter of blood) in adultsWhat it meansBelow 3.0Normal3.0 – 10.0Slightly elevated, which may signify a variety of conditions such as pregnancy, the common cold, or gingivitis3 more rows•Jul 21, 2021

Is CRP 13 high?

CRP levels of 1 mg per liter or lower are considered low risk for cardiovascular disease. CRP levels of 1-3 mg per liter are considered moderate risk for cardiovascular disease. CRP levels greater than 3 mg per liter are considered high risk for cardiovascular disease.

How high can your CRP levels go?

CRP levels of 1-3 mg per liter are considered moderate risk for cardiovascular disease. CRP levels greater than 3 mg per liter are considered high risk for cardiovascular disease. CRP levels greater than 10 mg per liter may suggest an acute coronary process, such as heart attack (acute myocardial infarction).

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