Patient Comments: Sedimentation Test - Indications


Did you receive a sedimentation test? What were the results and how did it affect your diagnosis? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Linda, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 24

I'm 60 years old. I have osteoporosis and fibromyalgia. A sedimentation test was performed and my score is 9. I'm confused. I don’t know what is wrong with me.

Comment from: Suzi, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: September 17

My sedimentation rate was 59, and the doctor never mentioned it in the results.

Comment from: Tricia, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: October 31

I am 75 years old with arthritis in most joints. I had a sedimentation rate of 68. I am not sure what this means.

Comment from: Rupali, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: October 09

I had a sedimentation test and my ESR is 85. I have joint pains and also swelling on the left side of my abdomen. Sometimes I have burning micturition also. Many time I feel very uncomfortable.

Comment from: amullen13, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 21

I've had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since I was 3 years old and now I'm 46. My sedimentation rate for the past year has been over 130, I'm in severe pain and I'm always tired.

Comment from: sed rate, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: November 05

The result of my sedimentation test is 25.

Comment from: Indy, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 30

My sedimentation rate is 43.

Comment from: tiffanyk, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 23

My sedimentation rate was 29.

Comment from: gl, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: April 11

I had pain behind my right eye and pain in the back of the right ear. I went to the ophthalmologist and he prescribed a blood test for templar arthritis. My result of sedimentation was 15, the results of reactive protein was 0.7. I have not heard from the doctor and hope everything is ok.

Comment from: Jill, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 20

The result of my sedimentation test is 9 mm.

Comment from: Mscriss, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 07

My sedimentation test result is 32, not sure if that is normal.

Comment from: Kem, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: April 09

I received a call today from my doctor to say that my sedimentation rate is 160. I am not sure how serious this is.

Comment from: Char, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 14

The result of my sedimentation rate test is 57.

Comment from: aa, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: August 20

My sedimentation rate is 55 mm.

Comment from: laura nickerson, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: May 22

My sedimentation test result was a 3 but my C-reactive protein was high, it was 1.7.


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Comment from: esr in blood, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: August 20

I have received blood test report wherein ESR for 1st hour is 42 mm, 2nd hour 80 mm. I am diabetic, and since 21 days I am running cold and fever. Since last year I feel twisting and indigestion in abdomen.


The term arthritis refers to stiffness in the joints. See Answer