A 46-year-old male asked:
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would a sed rate blood test detect you may have a cancer somewhere in the body? i had one done was only a 3. doc said i'm clear need second opinion

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sed Rate: Sedimentation Rate is very nonspecific. It is a test for inflammation in the body. At 3 yours is normal. There is no test for cancer anywhere in the body.
Answered on May 16, 2017
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