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Esr (Definition)

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

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

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How can we treated high esr?

High ESR is not a : Disease but a test result. The treatment needs to be geared to the underlying disease. Your doctor who ordered the ESR test probably suspects some inflammatory disease, and you should discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can be causing high esr?

Inflammation: The major cause is some sort of inflammatory process. It is not specific beyond that point. Why was the test ordered in the first place? That answer may also answer your question. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get an ESR done?

Sedimentation rate: Your family dr. Can order an ESR or erythrocyte sedimentation rate for you. The question is why you need it. It is usually performed in patients when you are looking for infection or inflammatory disorders. ...Read more

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My ESR count is 40 is this normal?

Means little: The "sed rate" is ordered to shed light on other findings, both clinical and lab. It's a primitive test and one that's easy to do wrong. In my book, this is fine; don't conclude you're sick simply because this falls outside a reference range. ...Read more