RE:Lab results

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by tinky78, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. tinky78

    tinky78 New Member

    Hi all.Just a couple quick questions about lab results:My ESR:38,ANA screen EIA w/refl IFA.Does anyone know what this means?I will see my MD but I just wanted to get a few ideas.Thanks
  2. mjwarchol

    mjwarchol New Member

    Your ESR is sedimentation rate, it shows inflamation in the body. That can be from Rheumatoid Arthritis, or other types of inflamation. It's elevated but not sky high. With a lot of fibro people you can see that number go up like that and back to normal.

    M J