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Sedalia, MO
A 39-year-old female asked:

Sed rate 30 suppose to be under 20. crp normal. all cbc and metabolic panel fine. little low on vitamin d . cancer? mid back pain

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Cancer?: It is very unlikely that you have any type of cancer with the information you provided. Your primary physician needs to find out cause of back pain likely it is mechanical back pain. Is there a strong family history of cancer in your family?
Dr. Abby Caplin
Dr. Abby Caplin commented
Integrative Medicine 40 years experience
The sed rate is a nonspecific indication of an inflammatory process. Many things can cause an elevated sed rate.
Dec 20, 2012

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