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Esr (Overview)

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a medical test for inflammation, where blood is centrifuged & rate of sedimentation is measured in an hour.


Esr (Overview)

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a medical test for inflammation, where blood is centrifuged & rate of sedimentation is measured in an hour.


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What exactly does ESR in blood and lymphocytes mean?

What exactly does ESR in blood and lymphocytes mean?

Unclear question: Lymphocytes are a normal component of blood. Esr is a test to look for inflammation, but is not a constituent of blood. ...Read more

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Esr is high, should I worry about it?

Non Specific Test: Esr (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is a non specific test unless there is a certain diagnosis when you check ESR to track the improvement or deterioration.
By itself it is not of much value. It can be high in any inflammation or infection, even a simple sore throat or common cold or flu.
Routinely it is not checked in the office on routine blood work. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about normal ESR test results mean which?

No inflammation: ESR, or erythrocyte sedimentation rate, is a measure of inflammation and is commonly ordered with a C-Reactive protein. A normal ESR is usually less than 15-20, but can depend on the lab which performed the test. If you have a normal ESR, you are not likely to have an inflammatory process. The ESR is not a test for a specific problem, so it would be best to know why the test was ordered. ...Read more

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Ana pos 1:80 nucleola, fatigue, eyes hurt vision goes blurry, muscle and joint pain, daily headaches -pain meds don't work, ESR 24 other labs clean?

Ana pos 1:80 nucleola, fatigue, eyes hurt vision goes blurry, muscle and joint pain, daily headaches -pain meds don't work, ESR 24 other labs clean?

Fibromyalgia: You may have a rheumatologic disease like early lupus or fibromyalgia, that can cause all of your symptoms. You should see a rheumatologist for a thorough work up and discussion of treatment options. ...Read more

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Bleeding every 15days for 3mnths. Usg says-collection in endometria. Canal. ESR is 90 CBC is OK I practice safe sex. What could be the possible problem?

Bleeding every 15days for 3mnths. Usg says-collection in endometria. Canal. ESR is 90 CBC is OK I practice safe sex. What could be the possible problem?

Inflamation: The elevated ESR means inflammation. This could be due to a number of things including infections and autoimmune diseases. The reason for the elevated ESR is probably also responsible for the abnormal bleeding. Your doctor will want to do more testing to find the reason. Good luck. ...Read more

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Aso 730, ESR 47, CRP 26, rheumatoid factor neg, aana neg. No fever no infection. Is this somethng dangerous I should worry from or it is treatable.

Aso 730, ESR 47, CRP 26, rheumatoid factor neg, aana neg. No fever no infection. Is this somethng dangerous I should worry from or it is treatable.

See details: Why were these tests ordered in the first place? You need to provide more specific information to receive an accurate answer. ...Read more

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I had raised esr, crp, neutrophils and platelets, they've gone down but ALT raised now - 350. Not fatty liver & hepatitis screen negative. Any idea?

Acute issue: Liver inflammation; may be due to meds, alcohol, biliary disease, autoimmune hepatitis, (did not give the ast, alk phos, bili, ggtp results), pancreatic disease (did not give amylase, lipase results), other. Follow up tests, check for stones; consider testing for other causes of hepatitis, besides viral, e.g. Autoimmune, toxic, etc. Not likely due to infectious mono, based on info provided. ...Read more

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Extreme muscle pain, hurts to be touched. Exhaustion, headaches, dizziness. Ana, rf, are negative. Peri smear & ESR all normal. It's been two weeks.

Get going: Your symptoms sound severe and too acute to be called fibromyalgia. Testing of your muscles needed to consider rheumatologic or infectious illness. If you have skin symptoms, a dermatologist can be helpful in diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lab test result: ESR at the end of 1st hour in mm. = 2mm, what does that mean?

No inflammation: Not sure why you were being tested for it, but that result would indicate that you do not have an active inflammatory process going on.

Low numbers indicate no inflammation and high numbers indicate the presence of inflammation. ...Read more

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I was wondering what does it mean when my ESR is 103mm?

Inflammation: An elevated ESR indicates inflammation, with or without infection. It is not a diagnostic test for any given disease. However, an elevated ESR warrants that patient be investigated for inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the complication of high esr?

What is the complication of high esr?

ESR is a marker of: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a marker of inflammation, thus high inflammatory processes cause ESR to be higher. Infections, cancers, uncontrolled rheumatologic diseases, and endovascular inflammation (i.e. Arteritis) are examples. Thus, elevated ESR values suggest inflammatory conditions which should be sought and treated. Esr is not a complication, but a marker! Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can affect your ESR?

Everything: Even drinking a glass of water. Sed rate means nothing whatsoever in isolation. It's hard to do right, nobody's going to do anything with the information, and it's not a warning of hidden disease. We order it simply in case there's some other illness that it might illuminate. ...Read more

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My ESR westergren is 20mm?

Generally normal.: Very nonspecific test. By itself it doesn't really mean much. ...Read more

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What does ESR levels mean?

How much inflammatio: Esr stands for erythrocyte sedimentation rate. It is commonly called a 'sed rate.'
it is a test that indirectly measures how much inflammation is in the body.
Blood test is needed. ...Read more