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Have fever, weakness and asthma. ESR and platelets count is high. Effect?

Hello Docotor, I am a 24 years girls i am having fever since last one month i am physically very weak and i also have asthma but now its in control. But i am having fever (tempreature 100 )since last one month did blood test my ESR is 102 and platetelets count is 6,20,000. And my culture report has to come . My chest city scan and usg abdomen has been done but report says nornmal can you please tell me about my high ESR and PLATELET COUNTS .How it effects
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Hi and thanks for the query,
Fever and high ESR means a n iflammtory reaction whicxh must be investigated. This could be infectiousm an autoimmune disease or a tumoural lesion.Blood cultures and systematic search of source of infection in this case is of utmost importance.
Blood cultures, several of them , testing for autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoidosis, Systemic lupus eruthematosus is important.
Th commonest cause of high platelets is usually a spleen lesion of infarction. Other diseases like primary Thrombocytosis or Vaquez s disease are possibilities.
Consulting a hematologits and internist could be helpful.
thanks and best regards,
Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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