My CRP is always normal, but my ESR has been as high as 102 (normal is <20 for women). Interesting that the Lyme and/or coinfections may shut down the inflammatory markers...that may explain why the CRP is normal for me even in the setting of obvious inflammation.
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds: Zofran, Pulmicort, Heparin (to flush PICC line).