A 27-year-old female asked:
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my esr levels came 19 which is above normal level what i have to do?

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

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