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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   MY WIFES ESR IS 75 AND SHE IS 25 YEARS OF AGE IS THIS A SERIOUS CONCERN.
Doctor :   why was ESR done?
User :   SHE IS HAVING EXCESSIVE GAS IN INTESTINE AS PER SONOGRAPHY
Doctor :   ok
User :   ROUTINE BLOOD TEST ESR WAS ON HIGHER SIDE
Doctor :   other parameters in the blood test?
User :   NORMAL
Doctor :   ok
User :   TODAY LOCAL DOCTOR GAVE HER NEXPRO RD40
Doctor :   ok
User :   LIBRAX
Doctor :   ok

User :   WHEN ESR GOES HIGH
Doctor :   ESR stands for erythrocyte sedimentation rate. It is a test that indirectly measures how much inflammation is in the body. However, it rarely leads directly to a specific diagnosis.

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