A 27-year-old female asked:
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esr test came four levels up then normal?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
Answered on Sep 11, 2014

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