Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR); What Does This Lab Test Really Mean?

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30 gedachten over “Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR); What Does This Lab Test Really Mean?”

  1. Women have more ESR because there is reduced -ve charges due to lesser number of RBC than in males. Less -ve charges mean less resistance and more sedimentation… let me know if I'm right 🙂

  2. Thankyou for your videos Generally quite informing. However, this one undoes your credibility for being very incorrect. I note that you have said you addressed this in the ESR and CRP video which is not helpful to those 223000 people learning from this one. At 3:50 the theory of sedimentation rate is flawed as it appears the red cells are rising in the tubes not falling. While it might be a nothing test , doctors request it and labs perform it results are released So please amend so I can direct my trainees back to your content.

  3. hey bro my test result is 6mm/hr but last year it was 1mm/hr. Does it show anything?

  4. I can't understand my blood test results. Ery 6.07 and Hk 49. The doctor says it's not alright but I have no symptoms of Polycythrmia Vera and I feel stronger and healthy than ever. I try to figure out what this could be. Any thoughts?

  5. How a great channel is "medicosis "! thanks allot .
    ESR is usually higher in female because females have relatively lower RBCs count than males ,I think that but could higher .

  6. My sister was 24 yrs old when she had rheumotid arthritis . Now she is 26 and she is taking ayurvedic medicine . Her crp is 13.6 and esr 50 is it too high or ok for her .?? Please tell me🙏🙏

  7. Do your research before posting a video.

    Although increases in immunoglobulins usually increase the ESR, very high levels can reduce it again due to hyperviscosity of the plasma.[5] This is especially likely with IgM-class paraproteins

  8. Great video. A correction though: sickled cells can be present in sickle cell trait. Some people have up to 40%. Which means then, that the ESR can be raised in sickle cell trait.

  9. And the answer to the last question is the following: as female has low HCR so less RBC and less repulsion, increase sedimentation and increased ESR.

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