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High c reactive protein and Low Vitamin D

  • By SandyJetty

    Good evening!I am a 50 yo female and my doctor suspects I may have RA due to fever, muscle ache, IBS and other symptoms.My blood test came back with high c reactive protein and low vitamin D. Are these an indication of RA?
    I am frightened because I am a colon cancer and a breast cancer survivor. Thank you for reading this and best wishes to all.

  • By Mariah Z. Leach Moderator

    Hello SandJetty ~

    I’m sorry to hear that you have been struggling recently, especially after you have already survived so much! Unfortunately, there isn’t a single test that can definitely diagnose RA. Instead, an RA diagnosis is made from a combination of blood tests, x-rays, physical symptoms, and medical history. So the best thing that you can do right now is continue working with your doctor and perhaps get in to see a rheumatologist if you have not already done so.

    In the meantime, here is an article with some additional information about diagnosing RA that I thought you might find interesting:

    Best of luck and please remember that we are here to support you!

    ~Mariah~ (Site Moderator)

  • By shweta

    Hi,I recently got my blood test done.Below are my results

    My RF factor is 27,CCP is negative,ana is negative,ESR is negative.
    Vitamin b12 high.
    I gave birth to beautiful baby girl last year in January.I am consistently facing knee pain and body pain since then.

    I have no swelling and stiffness.I was taking a drug caleat KD plus for calcium.It has 1500 microgram of vitamin b12 also.

    It seems like high vitamin b12 is because of tablet.Does that also affect Ra factor or do I really have ra or like it is start.