C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Blood Test Chart Ranges


Did you have high levels of C-reactive protein? If so, what did your doctor advise to lower your risk for cardiovascular problems? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Ulrich, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: November 05

Well, they said it was an inflammation which caused the high levels of C-reactive protein, as I was actually gasping for air, and gave me a few injections that worked for a few hours but it bettered the situation. Then they prescribed Augmentin 500 mg and chlorphenamine. The injections were aminophylline 1A, ceftriaxone 2 g, and gentamicin 160 mg. After the injections, I was asked to wait one day before taking the prescribed drugs. I don't really know if I'll get well soon.

Comment from: Ed, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: May 14

I have been active and in good health and had sudden onset of severe joint pain in wrists, shoulders and knees. I could hardly get up and walk. C-reactive protein test was 85.8 mg/L so they put me on prednisone to reduce the inflammation. So far that has worked but I have not had follow-up blood work. They still need to figure out the cause of inflammation but at least I can function until they do.

Comment from: courtneyanne00, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: April 17

My C-reactive protein level is 15 mg/dL. I am 30 years old, my BMI is 20, great cholesterol and blood pressure, I eat clean, but definitely am holding onto some extra anxiety right now. I’ve had some foot and hand pain and 1 or 2 days a week where I feel super tired. My B-12 level was really high, over 1300, so I’m discontinuing my multivitamin. Slightly high MCV and low RBC. My doctor told me to make a phone appointment in 3 weeks and see how I feel after not having my nightly glass of wine. I should have my blood test explained to me.

Comment from: paul, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: April 17

My C-reactive protein (CRP) was 534 when admitted to hospital. Three weeks later it is now 12 thankfully. I am on oral antibiotics now at home. I still have the cellulitis infection but around 20 percent of what it was. When I did a post hospital checkup at my doctor’s, she didn't believe I had CRP of 534 until she read the hospital CRP readings over the 2 weeks I was there. She had never seen such a high reading. I am thankful I got through it and for the antibiotics which reduced it.

Comment from: Tonytigeress44, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 03

I received notice today that my CRP (C-reactive protein) level is 84.3. Yes 84.3. My cardiologist stated she was very concerned especially with my sedimentation rate at 67. I have very high positive rheumatoid factor also. So far I have not received any instructions on what we should do.

Comment from: Shauna, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: March 02

My C-reactive protein level is 20.9. I don’t understand how it works. I am concerned if this is a high level.

Comment from: Ana, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: November 18

I have 15.5 C-reactive protein (CRP) and sedimentation rate of 50.

Comment from: dheeraj C, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: September 13

My C-reactive protein level is 7.2.

Comment from: Cyndi E, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: September 13

My husband had gone to the clinic yesterday. He was in awful pain where he couldn’t take it anymore. His wrist and arm started swelling. His bloodwork result was WBC 11, ESR 13.0 and C-reactive protein 6.90! The doctor called him today and said wow, can’t believe how high your CRP is. My husband didn’t understand any of this, just says wow. He is over 200 lb. and they gave him Keflex and the 4 mg Medrol pack for infection/inflammation. That’s all, and guess he is not following up. He couldn’t even get a 3 day prescription for the pain he was in. This is getting ridiculous.

Comment from: Patient, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: August 07

My C-reactive protein level was 165. The doctor said it was because I had a cold. I did nothing.

Comment from: RITA, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 15

I asked my doctor to do the CRP test, he balked but did it anyhow. Results were 9.2. His nurse called and was unfamiliar with the results or the test. I take simvastatin and medicines for high blood pressure. I am concerned and may have to find another physician. I cannot determine if this is higher than normal, or in the danger area.


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Comment from: Alok ranjan parida, 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: December 04

My husband has C-reactive protein level of 5.2 in the blood test. I don’t know what disease it is and if it is curable or not.

Comment from: Liladhar , 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: December 04

My relative has positive C-reactive protein after investigations 3 years ago. But she has no significant symptoms. Presently she is suffering with whole body pain and tightening in extremities. She also has some obesity.

Comment from: BHARAT, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 24

I have C-reactive protein of 34 with ESR 20, and I am suffering from great pain in my joints.

Comment from: Rajeev C, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: July 03

My level of C-reactive protein is 21 with ESR value of 24 and platelet counts 122. All cholesterol counts are normal, but blood pressure has gradually started increasing to 150 at upper level.

Comment from: Yellowstorm, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 07

I was diagnosis with polymyositis 4 years ago. It was never put in remission. At this time I am on 15 mg of prednisone and 1 methotrexate injection, once a week. I had my monthly blood work done today and my C-reactive protein is 41.2 and that's very high for me, it is usually under 20. I was tested for tuberculosis and don't have it, I don’t know what else it could be.

Comment from: Pandora, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 09

I had C-reactive protein of 11. It was filed as satisfactory and they told me I would probably just be one of those people with high C-reactive protein, and no treatment needed.

Comment from: Christine1, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: February 03

I had temporal arteritis in 2009 that turned to vasculitis and was treated with prednisone (high doses)100 mg. Attempts to reduce or eliminate prednisone over the last 5 years has resulted in relapses when I get down to 5 mg of prednisone. Currently my C-reactive protein is elevated at 7.2 although ESR is at 15. I currently take methotrexate 20 mg on top of prednisone.

Comment from: Heartsal , 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: September 05

I have 6.71 C-reactive protein, I wonder if I should worry.

Comment from: Chandan Jana, 45-54 Male (Caregiver) Published: August 31

My father’s C-reactive protein is 24, blood pressure is 110/68, blood sugar fasting is 112, and TSH is 5.64.

Comment from: Lucky , 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 31

My C-reactive protein no is 25. Three months ago it was 17 and now has jumped to 25.

Comment from: Sewali das, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: May 29

I have a high level of C-reactive protein. The range is 7.

Comment from: Howie, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: June 28

In my most recent blood test C-reactive protein result was 6.

Comment from: gramasandi, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: September 09

Yes, my level of C-reactive protein was high. I am waiting for doctor to get back to me. Mine was 12.4.


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