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causes of low mean platelet volume

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: But I am concerned that you infarcted some of your spleen, especially as a young woman. Please try to find out why -- and if it was atherosclerosis, d ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How high?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
Risk could be higher: If a bleed starts. So control the other factors. Keep blood pressure as low as you can go without getting dizzy. Do you really "need" the adderall ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No not MPV: Mpv does not increase your risk for bleeding. If your platelet level is going down to significant level then it will increase your risk for bleeding.
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Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
Treat the AVM: Treating the avm with surgey, an embolization or 1-5 days of highly focused radiation therapy called radiosurgery is the best way to minimize and hope ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Just means: The average size of the platelets are small. May not mean anything.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: If this is the only finding, and your physician is not concerned, i'd ignore it. Some people have smallish platelets. I trust you're not iron deficie ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thrombocytopenia: you have moderate thrombocytopenia- or low platelet. go to see doctor to find the cause. platelet can be low due to many different things from infecti ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need actual values: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lab data: Without a clinical history and exam, lab data seldom has significance. This may mean nothing at all. Discuss with the doctor who ordered the testing ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Why the tests?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Follow up: Follow up with your doctor about increase platelet count, if need your doctor can refer you to hematologist for further evaluation.As far as vit, .D l ... Read More
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