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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?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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