A 38-year-old member asked:
I have a high esr (westergren) & c-reactive protein with low hematocrit. what could this mean?
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Pathology 49 years experience
Inflammation?: The findings are strongly suggestive of inflammation, but do not point to a specific diagnosis. This needs to be followed up with a detailed history, physical exmaination and likely additional tests.
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Last updated Oct 18, 2016
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