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A 27-year-old female asked:

Esr test came four levels up then normal?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
ESR: This is a very non-specific measure of inflammation and if the cause of the initial elevation has been corrected (either spontaneously or through therapy) the values will return to normal.

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A 27-year-old female asked:

My ESR levels came 19 which is above normal level what i have to do?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Lab data: The ESR is a completely non-specific measure of inflammation. Without knowing anything else it is meaningless. You need clinical correlation. If you have had removal of a breast lump that is sufficient to raise your ESR slightly.

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