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Doctor insights on: Which Is The Best Medicine For Typhide Infection And High Esr

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Which is the best medicine for typhide infection and high esr?

Which is the best medicine for typhide infection and high esr?

Depends: Typhoid fever is produced by a bacteria (salmonella typhi) and the sensitivity of this organism will vary depending upon where you got it. From you name, would suspect northwestern india. You can get the latest data on antibacterial sensitivity from a cdc web site. The ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is a non-specific indicator of inflammation and will resolve with your typhoid. ...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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What fact i have high SGOT,SGPT,GGT. But not hepatitis. As now my liver test is back to normal but my ESR 51. I worry ,the infection recurred. ?

ESR: ESR (sedimentation rate) is a very non specific test of inflammation anywhere in your body. If your liver functions have normalized and you dont have hepatitis, I suspect the mildly elevated ESR has nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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What could cause ESR & CRP to be consistently low? Mine stay low even w/high wbcs, high ldh, confirmed injury/infection (spontaneous lung rupture) etc

Not a problem: Low ESR and CRP are never a problem. The reference ranges are arbitrarily set so that several percent of healthy folks will fall below. You'll need to look for some other cause of your spontaneous pneumothorax -- and again, you may never find it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can low t-3 and elevated ESR be an infection?

Likely unrelated: The two test results are likely to be unrelated. Esr may be high in an infection. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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4 yrs ago I had really bad fever, bronchitis, sinus infection and my ESR was 110. 4 weeks later, i felt much better & retested it was slightly elevated 2 points but almost normal. retest? i feel fine

ESR - sed rate: An 'elevated sedimentation rate' or ESR is a non-specific marker of inflammation. Several things can affect that lab result: age (older = higher), the blood count (anemia = higher), and inflammation among other things. Given that it's normalized, I would rest assured. Remember, lab tests only matter in the context of disease. If you feel 100% then I trust that. No need to retest at this time. ...Read more

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If balanitis is caused by bacterial infection, would blood test show elevated blood counts or ESR,CRP?

If balanitis is caused by bacterial infection,  would blood test show elevated blood counts or ESR,CRP?

Here is some..: Balanitis is just a general term denoting the inflammation of glans penis (head of penis) from all causes. In general, such change would not cause ESR or CRP to rise. ...Read more

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Esr (Definition)

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