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Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Hi I am 19 years old i just done my blood test the result is the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr) is high its on 60 which medican I do need ?

Hi I am 19 years old i just done my blood test the result is the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr) is high its on 60 which medican I do need ?

Unclear: Just because a lab test is abnormal, it doesn't mean you need a medication. A sed rate is not very specific and it would be unlikely to have any condition diagnosed solely on this test. ...Read more

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Can allergies affect your sedimentation rate?

Can allergies affect your sedimentation rate?

Should not: The sedimentation rate (ESR) is not diagnostic of any one disease but is increased in conditions with inflammation and necrosis (dying tissue). Esr is increased in collagen disease like lupus, infection (pneumonia, tb), tumors, heavy metal poisoning, heart attack, kidney diseases, anemia from chronic disease, arthritis conditions, gout, thyroid problems and more. It is not elevated in allergy. ...Read more

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What isthe erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr) is why is it and what happened with this is can't i pregnat cuz of this ? Its on high rate what i do

What isthe erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr) is why is it and what happened with this is can't  i pregnat cuz of this ? Its on high rate what i do

Classic lab test: The erythrocyte sedimentation rate ("sed rate") is a very old blood test of limited value and often subject to lab error. It's often up in some of the inflammatory diseases; 41 is only a mild elevation. This is not by itself the cause of your infertility, whether or not the cause itself is known. Request a full explanation from your personal physician, and good luck in becoming a mother. ...Read more

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My sedimentation rate is 27. Normal rate is 1-20 can something be wrong? I'm 19, female and i've been having headaches and some muscle/joint pain.

My sedimentation rate is 27. Normal rate is 1-20 can something be wrong? I'm 19, female and i've been having headaches and some muscle/joint pain.

Not a reliable test!: Sedimentation rate is an old fashioned test, rarely used in modern medicine. Your value is not bad. I would not worry about it as it is close to normal. You may have some reason to worry if it is over 50-100 mm/hr. You should quit worrying and exercise, take a daily walk for 30 minutes...It will resolve many of your health concerns. ...Read more

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Is high sedimentation rate something to worry about or does it happen in many people?

Is high sedimentation rate something to worry about or does it happen in many people?

Depends: The sedimentation rate can be elevated for a number of causes. The most common cause is inflammation. The test is most valuable when it is done in looking for a certain condition. It has far less value as a "screening test." I have seen a number of normal individuals with an elevated sed rate and no cause was ever found. However, an elevated sed rate is not common without a cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have high levels of complement c4 and sedimentation rate westergren?

What does it mean when you have high levels of complement c4 and sedimentation rate westergren?

Complement C4/ESR: complement C4 and the erythrocyte sedimentation rate are usually high in conditions which cause acute or chronic inflammation. These are often measured in autoimmune diseases and rheumatoid arthritis, but they can be elevated in many other conditions, including cancer and heart attacks. The results need to be interpreted by your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

Sedimentation Rate (Definition)

A sedimentation rate is a lab test that can help to assess ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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