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No joint pain or fever. Reducing weight. High ESR. Reason?

hello!Doctor my esr level is 70 mm from the last 1 year.I dont have any joint pain , fever , or any other problem , but my weight is reducing . my appetite is good my age 36 weight 48 mother of 6yr old son . planning for other child. what is the reason i am not gaining weight and my esr is high kindly suggest me some more test.
Asked On : Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Increased ESR is a sign of chronic disease running in your body and as you have history of weight loss, you should go for thorough check up.
Kindly mention other symptoms if you have.
You should also consult with physician and go for following investigations: CBC, CRP, thyroid profile, renal function test, chest x ray, ultrasound imaging as preliminary test.
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Thu, 16 Aug 2012
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