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ESR 50 abdominal pain and lost 14 pounds of weight. Endoscopy results normal, so what does that mean ?

my sister age 30 ESR 50 abdominal pain and 14 pounds weight loss my sister age 30 her ESR 50 and having abdominal pain since a month and lost 14 pounds of her weight .endocopy results normal so what does that mean?
Wed, 27 Apr 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,
If her ESR is 50 she further require investigations like complete blood check,X ray chest,urine check up and sonography of abdomen.
So consult physician and gynacologist to conclude the diagnosis and treatment.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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Increased ESR is a sign of active infection or inflammation going on in our body.Normal ESR is upto 20 but even anaemia can cause slightly raised ESR.IF your sister has lost weight and has abdominal pain then you need to get her investigated to find the cause .It can be a gastritis;infection of stomach if she has loose motions associated with pain;even it can be TB in abdomen.Kindly get further examined by a doctor and investigated as the ESR is not diagnostic in your sister's case.Please consult a doctor for further advise and treatment.
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
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raised e s r and loss of weight as mentioned indicates illness.
she needs consultation with physician and thorough clinical examination and investigations to reach a diagnosis
she needs a gynecological examination also
the tests as advised by doctors to be done to find out the cause of illness and appropriate treatment to be started without delay
wishing early recovery
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