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Elevated ESR levels in the blood test, swollen lymph gland in the neck. Should I worry?

Hi, I had Complete Blood picture, ESR and Complete Urine Test Complete Blood Picture test and Urine test shows values under normal range. However ESR shows 20mm/hour in 1st hour and 45mm/hour in 2nd hour I have some what swelling in Lymph gland in neck with sensation in upper teeth, ENT has referred this tests. Anything to be worried of?
Asked On : Mon, 8 Oct 2012
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As you have high ESR and swollen lymph nodes, it can be some chronic disease- infection like tuberculosis or some tumor. So please get fine needle aspiration test or biopsy/histopathological examination for appropriate diagnosis.
Answered: Fri, 20 Sep 2013
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