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I'm 43 non smoker just worried about lung cancer with a 3 on sed blood test CBC test good X-ray was clear with chest pain is lung cancer a worry?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: Are you

referring to the ESR(erythrocyte sedimentation rate)? A value of 3 mm/hr is normal.
Even if it was elevated, the ESR is a very nonspecific indicator of inflammation and other pathology, and could be elevated for numerous reasons. You are relatively young and a non smoker, the chances that your pain is due to lung cancer are extremely miniscule.

In brief: Are you

referring to the ESR(erythrocyte sedimentation rate)? A value of 3 mm/hr is normal.
Even if it was elevated, the ESR is a very nonspecific indicator of inflammation and other pathology, and could be elevated for numerous reasons. You are relatively young and a non smoker, the chances that your pain is due to lung cancer are extremely miniscule.
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