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What causes high ESR levels in blood test?

hello today i got my blood test result
and my ESR is 27 but the normal male ESR should between 0-9
my age is 18
and doctor told me that tell the result of ESR And blood CP for the cure of skin pimples disease
today i tell doctor about my high ESR result but he says its normal i think he was in hurry and he didnt listen the result in foucs
can any doctor please reply my is 27 esr is dangerous and what are the reasons that it is to high and what predection should i use to decrease ESR ?
thanks in advance
Tue, 6 Jan 2015
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Hematologist 's  Response
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. Your esr is slightly high. There are many causes of high esr. Tuberculosis, infection, anemia, autoimmune disease, paraprotienemia, malignancies all can lead to high esr. But you should not worry because mild high esr is seen in normal person or with mild infection. No need to worry. No any treatment is required. Just repeat your esr after a month.
Hope I have answered your question, if you have doubt then I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.
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