Can it be Fibro with a normal SED rate?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Yelobrd, Feb 26, 2006.

  1. Yelobrd

    Yelobrd New Member

    I have all of the symptoms of fibromyalgia but my SED rate is normal. Is this possible?
  2. mnweb6

    mnweb6 New Member

    Not sure what you are talking about...I don't know what a SED rate is...I do know that I have been diagnosed without one...
  3. Crispangel66

    Crispangel66 New Member

    You can have a normal SED rate and still have fibro that just means you don't have arthritis.

    Or thats what I have heard it means.

    Hope this helps. Pamela
  4. tandy

    tandy New Member

    MOST of us with Fibro do not have a high sed rate~

    Sed rate shows if you have inflammation in your body.
    The higher the sed,..the more inflammation you have.

    I have had a high sed rate alot with my Fibro,..but I also have arthritis too. I'm kinda being watched for early RA. ?? with that disease there is a high sed.

    I believe anything over 18 for a woman is high.
    Its good news for you~
    A high sed can mean further testing is needed.
    Its nothing to ignore.

    Hope this helps
    :) Tandy

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