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Is ESR count of 93/hr indication of bowel cacncer?

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My esr count 93/hr is it bowel cacncer sign i am aged 58
Posted Tue, 25 Feb 2014 in Cancer
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 17 minutes later
Brief Answer: no, it is not Detailed Answer: Hello XXXX An ESR count of 93/hr does not necessarily mean bowel cancer. In fact, this high level of ESR indicates an ongoing inflammatory process rather than a cancer. It is definitely not a sign of cancer. To rule out bowel cancer, you need to get a colonoscopy done along with excision biopsy of the tissue. Hope this helps you. Regards,
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