Sedimentation Rate (Sed Rate)
What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include:
- Reference Anemia Opens New Window.
- Having your menstrual period.
- Medicines. Many medicines can change the results of this test. Be sure to tell your doctor about all the nonprescription and prescription medicines you take.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference June 4, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine