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What causes faster blood sedimentation rate?

I keep having a faster than normal blood sedimentation rate for 6 months now. I feel some small vibes in my heart like shivering sometimes and also weak. I try cycling everyday but i dont know if i dhd do this. I hv gluten sensitivity n food allergies n pollen, i keep sneezing . What is the best thing to do?
Mon, 3 Nov 2014
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Hello ,
I understand your concern. I am Dr. Arun Tank, infectious disease specialist, answering your concern.

ESR is the nonspecific marker of the inflammation. It risese whenever there is undelying inflammation in the body. As you have allergy there is chances of high ESR. This is the reason why ESR is high in you. Kindly also check for other causes of high ESR also like, TB. TB is the most common cause of high ESR in country like India.

Glad to answer your further concern.
We wish you a best health at healthcare magic.
Thank you,
Dr. Arun Tank
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