A 31-year-old female asked:
Do all patients with lupus have an elevated sedimation rate?
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Dr. Robert Roschmann answered
45 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Lupus can be mild and/or well controlled in which case the sed rate may be quite normal. I noticed that you listed pregnancy as a condition (current?). During pregnancy the sed rate can be affected by situations related to the pregnancy itself.
Answered on Aug 5, 2014
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