What will happen if ESR is increased?

What will happen if ESR is increased?

Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about increase if ESR values in this video. In India, increased ESR can indicate TB. When there is active tuberculosis, ESR can be more than 100. High ESR can also be seen in thyroiditis. Also headache or pain in temporal artery or temporal arteritis can have high ESR of 1400 and also internal malignancy can have ESR more than 100.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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