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Can just being on menstruation period affect your sedimentation rate result?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology

In brief: Probably not

The sedimentation rate is a nonspecific marker for inflammation.
I don't believe a menstrual period would affect this result.

In brief: Probably not

The sedimentation rate is a nonspecific marker for inflammation.
I don't believe a menstrual period would affect this result.
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