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high platelet count in pregnancy

A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on the ac: We need to know what is your actual platelet count? You do not need to worry if the platelet count is not much higher than the normal range(up to 350, ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rougly the same: Generally it stays about the same. Some women can develop a benign condition where their platelet count decreases during pregnancy but returns to nor ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Pregnancy-induced thrombocytopenia (low platelets in pregnancy) will generally resolve in the first few days to weeks after delivery. There are other ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Shubert
35 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Multiple causes: One condition associated with low platelets in pregnancy is called "gestational thrombocytopenia". This is typically a condition that manifests itself ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrician: This is a question that is best addressed to the obstetrician providing prenatal care as many factors need to be considered to answer this question ap ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No: Near the upper limit of normal in many labs. No concern unless there is more going on than just the lab.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not too high: But high, if you mean 430 k, upper limit for normal is up to 400 k in some labs, goes up and down for multitude of reasons, this is fine don't worry ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
General idea: I need more info to help you with your question. In general, high platelet count can be a reactive process, such as to infection, inflammation, or eve ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Platelet: Usually viral infection-like hiv- is associated with low platelet level. High platelet level can be caused by many different things including bleeding ... Read More
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