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My ESR in blood test is high .How to get it back to normal.

My ESR in blood test is high .How to get it back to normal.

Nonspecific finding: An elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a very nonspecific marker of inflammation. There are many not very serious causes of elevation - it is often used to rule out conditions that cause it to go up, but if it is elevated and there is nothing else wrong, then watchful waiting is the usual course. You should discuss what might be causing it to be elevated with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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My blood test report shows ESR 3 what is its meaning?

My blood test report shows ESR 3 what is its meaning?

ESR: Or the erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a test used to determine the presence of inflammation. The test is non specific. An ESR of 3 is normal. ...Read more

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I have done a blood test and my ESR (westergren 1hr) is 44 mm/hr.What does that mean please?

Unclear: This could mean a large number of things including anemia, infection etc. The reason it was ordered would possibly help me give a better answer. ...Read more

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Since my blood test showed my ESR is 16... Is it normal to have a little pain every now and then ?!

Need more info: Pain where? You need to provide more specific info. The normal ESR makes an inflammatory process unlikely. ...Read more

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Is an ESR inflammation of 4 good or bad on a blood test?

Generally not good: Elevated ESR indicates inflammation and that is almost always and indication of some disease, usually an infection. It can be elevated in normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can ESR blood test indicate fungus presence in the body?

Can ESR blood test indicate fungus presence in the body?

Not necessarily: Esr is very non-specific and can be elevated in many situations. It is always used as an adjunct test. ...Read more

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My ESR value is 51 and im experiencing lots of body pain. I did 3 blood test and the ESR ranges at 62..48..51...What does this suggest?

ESR: This is a non-specific indicator of infection. The things that elevated the rate at which red blood cells will sediment are an increase in globulins (due to tumors or infection or other), and increase in fibrinogen, a substance released from the liver under stimulation by fibrin degradation products. The reasons for you to have high esrs must be assessed by a clinician in context with illness. ...Read more

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In blood test report shows high polymorphs and high esr. Could you please tell me the diagnosis?

In blood test report shows high polymorphs and high esr. Could you please tell me the diagnosis?

More tests needed,,,: Your high polymorphs and ESR do indicate that something is going on, however, without more tests, it's unclear what it is. It can be an infection like pneumonia or an abscess, or it can be a joint disease like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis or something else. It would be best to see your doctor and get a thorough exam with a full battery of blood tests before a diagnosis can be made. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had a blood test and my results said my ESR is 40 and my CRP is 20 what does that mean and what could I have wrong with me?

Impossible to say.: Both the ESR and CRP are very non specific tests. They can alert you to the presence of something, but don't exactly point you in any direction. Your symptoms and physical exam have to provide the clues as to where to go next. If you have "nothing" wrong with you then I am afraid the tests are really quite useless. If it is any help your numbers are not all that high. ...Read more

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Sir, my blood test result. Hb -14.0 TLC-8900 DLC- 58-35 06-01 ESR-20mm/hr Bilirubin- 0.66,0.21,0.45 mg/dl. Is the results normal?

Sir,
my blood test result.
Hb -14.0

TLC-8900

DLC- 58-35
          06-01

ESR-20mm/hr

Bilirubin- 0.66,0.21,0.45 mg/dl.
Is the results normal?

Yes: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your results are normal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a raised ESR level of 57 is that a sign of pid? Other blood test are normal

Probably nothing: The sed rate / esr is famously non-specific and is often high for no reason whatever. It's also very easy to do wrong. Your most helpful signs of pelvic inflammatory disease are your symptoms and signs. ...Read more

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After healing from virus ESR blood test is high ( 80 while it should max be 12) Is that due to virus?

Possibly: As you may know the ESR is a indirect measure of inflammation. It is very vague. Elevation can certainly occur in the midst of any acute infection. For this reason I would not usually order this test in that setting. Now that has been proven abnormal it needs to be rechecked shortly to demonstrate that it is normal, then you can rest easy that it was part of the viral process ...Read more

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What r different ways doctors to establish presence of infection through blood test apart from checking ESR level?

Lab not the answer: Presence of infection is usually a clinical judgment based on pain, swelling, redness and warmth. Systemic infection is heralded by fever, malaise, tachycardia, tachypnea. At that point many blood and chemistry abnormalities including elevated esr, crp, wbc. The infecting organism can often be cultured from the blood. However, a lesser infection often gives no sign in the labwork. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if ESR blood test result is very high (for female over 50years is 85))can cause cancer?

Can you tell me what you suggest if ESR blood test result is very high (for female over 50years is 85))can cause cancer?

Just a number: Sed rate is useful in diagnosing a handful of uncommon diseases and in my opinion is overused. Many older folks have a high sed rate and no explanation is ever found. It's also not something you can treat. I suggest you forget about it and maintain normal vigilance against cancer like any other sensible person. ...Read more

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My recent blood test showed , ESR and RDW levels slightly high, and hematocrit level decreased slightly. Should i be worried?

Lab data: Difficult to comment on lab results without clinical correlation, but you are slightly anemic and if this is iron deficient anemia it may be because of bleeding during your period and may require iron supplementation. The increased ESR and CRP are probably of no consequence. Get an answer to why your hemoglobin is low. Good luck. ...Read more

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SIR IAM RANI AGE 27.FROM 3YEARS IAM WAITING FOR PREGNANCY.I HAD MY BLOOD TEST AND MY ESR IS 34.HIGH ESR PROBLEM FOR ME TO HAVE PREGNANCY?

Infertility: The ESR is not in any way diagnostic of any specific medical condition. There are at least a dozen physical and chemical processes involved in getting pregnant. All of them need to be tested by an infertility specialist before determining what is causing your inability to conceive. ...Read more

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My blood test shows high ESR count.is it coz of the ringworm infection I am.suffering from? How to cure ringworm.permanently

Ringworm : ringworm doesn't cause high ESR. There should be another reason for it. For ringworm, try anti fungal like flucanazol locally and bath with heads and shoulders shampoo ...Read more

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Dear drs, I made blood test and the results were 20 ESR and 530 for ASO, which doctor should i see? Thank you in advance

Dear drs,
I made blood test and the results were 20 ESR and 530 for ASO, which doctor should i see? Thank you in advance

You should see: The doctor who originally ordered these tests. He or she has much more information about you than we do. They are best suited to direct you. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia? Can depression lead to fibromyalgia? I did three blood test the ESR values are 66, 48, 63 respectively.

What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia? Can depression lead to fibromyalgia? I did three blood test the ESR values are 66, 48, 63 respectively.

Something else?: Fibromyalgia does not cause elevated sed rates. Fibromyalgia can be associated with depression but depression does not directly cause it as far as we know. ...Read more

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Had blood test for ESR and CRP again 3rd one and it's gone back very high again would this need testing again to see if levels dropped or not?

Had blood test for ESR and CRP again 3rd one and it's gone back very high again would this need testing again to see if levels dropped or not?

?diagnosis: Why are you having these tests for inflammation in your body? If you are being treated for a disease like polymyagia rheumatica, serial sed rates are used to judge treatment efficacy and guide the tapering of medication when the inflammation is under control. Your physician is best qualified to advise you as he/she has all the pertinent information on your case. ...Read more

Esr (Definition)

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a medical test for inflammation, where blood is centrifuged & rate of sedimentation is ...Read more