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Old 05-10-2006, 08:33 AM   #1
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what is esr-westergren?

please remind me - my labs show i'm high at 32 (0-20).

i cant remember what this means. anyone know?


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Old 05-10-2006, 09:34 AM   #2
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Re: what is esr-westergren?

It's like a SED rate - shows inflammation.

You can read more about it at labtestsonline.
Dx Graves 4/99, tx w/Tapazole & Atenolol - Remission 7/03; Relapse 1/06, back on Tapazole, remission & off meds again 11/06.

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Old 05-10-2006, 10:02 AM   #3
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Re: what is esr-westergren?

a-ha. right. now i remember.


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