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Is the ESR affected by myocardial infarction?
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The ESR is increased by inflammation and goes up within a few days of a myocardial infarction.
It may remain high for a few weeks.

In brief: Yes
The ESR is increased by inflammation and goes up within a few days of a myocardial infarction.
It may remain high for a few weeks.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Yes
It raises it.

In brief: Yes
It raises it.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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