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What does it mean 67 year old Female has a sed rate

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What does it mean for a 67 year old
Female has a sed rate of 39?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
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Sed rate checks for inflammation in the body.
Sed rate 39 is mildly elevated.
This can be seen with anemia as well.
Also Inflammatory conditions like arthritis, muscle disease, heart disease, or even recent infections can cause this elevation.
However, this is not that serious given the mild elevation.
Do you have any symptoms now?
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