Q: My ESR test was 100, Can you tell me what that mean?

Question: My ESR test was 100. Can you tell me what that means, Said it should not be more than 20

Answer: ESR is the abbreviation for ” erythrocyte sedimentation rate”, a lab test used for knowing if the inflammation exist or not, and if already exist the ESR results tell us how much is the inflammation and if the treatment plan is working or not?

The normal level of ESR test is 0 to 20 after an hour, and normal ESR means no inflammation inside body or the inflammation isn’t cause any effect on the Erythrocytes sedimentation.

If the ESR is greater than 100, it is a very high ESR level and indicates chronic or prolonged inflammation episode.

Read more about ESR at: High Sed Rate Meaning

Dr.Megan Ralf

A Medical laboratory Scientist who devoted his life to medical and laboratory sciences, writes his everyday expertise dealing with various pathological conditions through laboratory diagnosis of different body fluids, also participating in many workshops for first aids, infection control, and urgent care. Also Dr Megan Ralf coaching many medical teams.

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