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Can throat inflammation with cold cause ESR to be high

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I had mild fever 99 and was diagnosed with cold / mild throat congestion by local physician - did a routine blood test after 0.5 week from recovering - while blood report is normal - ESR was 40

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Any infection--bacterial or viral--can elevate the ESR

Yours should be back to normal levels if it were rechecked in two weeks

Please let me know if you need any more information

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