ESR — ERYTHROCYTE SEDIMENTATION RATE
It is a well known investigation, routinely done by doctors. Normal value of ESR is up to 20 mm in hour. Increased ESR is indicative of inflammatory condition in body. Inflammatory conditions can be because of infections, auto immune disease and cancer. Infection, most common is tuberculosis, Rheumatoid arthritis, lymphoma, multiple myeloma. So, if you have raised ESR, DO NOT IGNORE IT CONSULT DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY.