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An elevated (abnormally high) sed rate does suggest that there is an ongoing inflammatory process in your body, but does not indicate where or why. Your ...

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There are many possible causes of a high sedimentation rate. For this reason, a sed rate is done with other tests to confirm a diagnosis.

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Although this test measures a general state of inflammation, it is not specific to what causes the inflammation. It is elevated in inflammatory diseases, ...

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May 9, 2021 ... If there exists a suspicion of disease, the ESR may have some value as a “sickness index.” If the level is extremely elevated (>100 mm/hr), an ...

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Jun 1, 2015 ... The non-specificity of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate means the test is more likely to be falsely positive (elevated in the absence of ...

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There are many possible causes of a high sedimentation rate. For this reason, a sed rate is done with other tests to confirm a diagnosis.

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Oct 1, 1999 ... An extremely elevated ESR (>100 mm/hr) will usually have an apparent cause—most commonly infection, malignancy or temporal arteritis. A mild to ...

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Dec 17, 2018 ... In people with autoimmune disease, the sed rate (ESR) can go up to about 150 millimeters per hour, and the more elevated it is, the higher the ...

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Jan 22, 2021 ... Factors That Increase ESR Levels ... Many inflammatory disorders and chronic diseases are associated with high ESR values. Drugs and supplements:.

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ESR aids in diagnosing two specific inflammatory diseases, polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritism, a high ESR being one of the main test results ...

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Jul 31, 2020 ... If your ESR is high, it may be related to an inflammatory condition, such as: ... Sometimes the ESR can be slower than normal. A slow ESR may ...