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Anyone Good At Blood Test Numbers?

Anyone Good At Blood Test Numbers?

OK does anyone understand Rheumatoid arthritis results?

I have Rheum arthritis screening test22.5 IU/ml Abnormal result - Normal 0 - 14.9IU/ml.

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Same with White Blood Cell count result?

Total white cell count3.96 10*9/l Abnormal result - Normal 4 - 1110*9/l.

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Total 25-hydroxyvitamin D levl37 nmol/L Abnormal result . Normal 50 - 150nmol/L

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I am not asking for a diagnosis, just hoe mild, moderate or severe these numbers are..

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What you really need to know is your CRP or ESR, Maybe you should post your query on the NRAS or ARTHRITIS ACTION community for more answers.

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Thank's I will do that.. ESR is just normal, being on a decline on the graph for years, now 2 mm/hr - Not sure what CRP is?

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Your RF is only very slightly raised but I imagine you had symptoms that prompted the blood test in the first place? Your WBC is only fractionally reduced so is unlikely to be a cause for concern. My WBC is half of yours and is not a problem for me. CRP is a useful marker in RA and ESR is particularly useful in Lupus.

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Yes the blood tests was because of multiple symptoms that unlike my hip, is not osteoarthritis. For example I am finding it hard to drive, because of muscle pain (Not Joint) in both my arms at the same time. Fatigue and other pains she though could be Polymyalgia or maybe RA.. I just hope it's not RA and the drugs are hard on the kidneys and I have CKD stage 3. With Polymyalgia I could live with steroids as I am used the them.. Another symptom she did not like was hot skin near pain and dry mouth.. I will know Monday what she thinks.... Thank's for you kind reply.

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Good luck on Monday, please let me know! It’s possible that you may have overlapping CTD’s like I do. It makes diagnosis that bit more challenging as it can give rise to diverse symptoms. Take care xx

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Hi Clare67 - Thank's for your kind reply, I will post Monday how I have got on.. I am on many tablets.

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