ESR level seems abnormal. Swelling in neck. What can help?
i am 19 yrs old and recently given a blood test .The report shows my esr level 97 in 1st hour and 141 in the 2nd hour.i am having swelling in neck which after having some medicines is improving and i also suffered from fever which did not last more dan a day but it did come 2 times last week with a gap of three days. what do these symptoms indicate?
Hi, Welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das
A high ESR level indicates many things including chronic infection like tuberculosis.
I suggest to go for mantoux test and also a FNAC from the neck swelling after completion of antibiotic.
Answered: Fri, 31 Aug 2012
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