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What causes a high Esr value in a person with the history of Hodgkins lymphoma?

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Dr. Deepak Sundriyal

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Posted on Wed, 1 Aug 2018 in Blood Disorders
Question: Hello- Esr just came back at 49 - have just gotten over the flu/ bad cold.
Still a little concerned as I had Hodgkins Lymphoma 2 years ago.

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Thank you - I will repeat blood work again next week.
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hello. High esr has many causes

Detailed Answer:
Hello. I understand your concern. So high esr can be due to many reasons like anemia and infection. Since you have episode of recent infection, it can give rise to high esr. Repeat your blood counts after a week.
Nothing to worry

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