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E.S.R. (1st hr, Westergre

E.S.R. (1st hr, Westergren) Is 40 mm. in my blood report & My age is 34. I want to understand this report & Suggeestion is there any serious matter?
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Dr. Ameet Thakkar Mumbai | General Physician
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Raised ESR is only of prognostic value. It rises in any kind of infection from viral to tuberculosis. If you have an infection currently, take appropriate antibiotics and repeat ESR after 4 weeks. Once the infection comes down the ESR will come down too.
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Anindya Mukherjee Kolkata | Consultant Physician
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ESR alone cant guide to any diagnosis. One needs to know the clinical scenario and other investigation findings. Please consult a MD MEDICINE PHYSICIAN
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