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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   sir i m 61 yrs of old and my esr is dere symptoms of any disease..pls help me out and if yes what action should i take to low down it.
User :   could u pls tell me
Doctor :   Hi
User :   yea hi sir
Doctor :   Let me read your query and understand it
User :   okay
Doctor :   I would like to put few questions to proceed further
User :   alryt
User :   ask sir
Doctor :   What made you see the doctor and get these tests done?
User :   actually i was feeling weekness since one month and was having fever up and down fron few days
Doctor :   Ok were all the other tests normal?
User :   no sir
User :   neutrophil is 66%
Doctor :   That is Ok
Doctor :   Others?
User :   eosinphilss is 05%
Doctor :   Ok
User :   hameglobin is 12.0gm/dl
Doctor :   That is fine
User :   and esr is 1st hour 46mm
Doctor :   Can you tell me the pattern of the fever and do you still run it?
User :   no sir fever is not dere
User :   bt m feeling so weak
Doctor :   Ok how many days did you have temperature?
User :   i dont feel hungry
User :   15 days ago
User :   wat about esr it okay wid my age..cos i am 61 yrs of age
Doctor :   Ok, what were the medicines that you take
User :   sir i took one taunic,cough syrup.cos i do ve cold..
Doctor :   ESR is perfectly fine
User :   and one tablet was dere
Doctor :   For your age, I feel that your ESR is within normal range
Doctor :   and you are taking few more days for your recovery
User :   as it is written ovr dere dat esr should be below 28
Doctor :   That is the lab value but the clinical interpretation differs
Doctor :   from person to person
Doctor :   THe lab takes the average value for the people that step into their lab and get tested
User :   okay
Doctor :   If you go to another lab and get the report, you find different normal range
Doctor :   hence do not interpret the labs for your self
Doctor :   it is the doctor's domain and make you feel healthy
Doctor :   I think you are just recovering and do not worry
User :   so i dont have to take any tension
Doctor :   yes
User :   ??
User :   ok
User :   sir wat abt esr
User :   soory
User :   weakness
User :   ??
Doctor :   At this age, the weakness during recovery is prolonged
Doctor :   I suggest you to increase the intake of antioxidants
User :   so should i take any medicine for recovery
Doctor :   like OXITARD tablet, one tablet a day
User :   okay
User :   i was taking cebtar tablets
Doctor :   That is fine
User :   is it fine for me
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok sir thanks a lots for dis
Doctor :   No worry
Doctor :   Try to have good amount of soup before each meal
Doctor :   that increases the hunger
User :   soup
User :   which one?
Doctor :   and add lot of colorful veggies and fruits in your daily diet
Doctor :   Sweet corn soup
User :   alryt
User :   sir
User :   thanks
User :   and hve a gr8 day
Doctor :   Pleasure here
User :   bbye
User :   tc
Doctor :   Hope I have answered all your questions
Doctor :   Thank you
User :   yup
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