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how to treat high platelate count and white blood cells

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Platelets are fine: Platelet counts fluctuate by 10000 to 20,000 if checked daily. So I would say your platelet count is normal. Nothing to worry about it. Actually we do ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Leukemia: Bone marrow malignancies involving the myeloid cells will cause abnormal growth of a certain clone of white cells and inhibit the proliferation of nor ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many things: What kind of what blood cells are elevated, and how high? The most likely answer is some sort of leukemia. If it's lymphocytes then it may be chronic ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Could: Be from pancytopenia, certain vitamin deficiencies, myelodysplasia, lupus among others.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammation : Macrocytes are white blood cells too. Also depends how high they are. Very mild elevation like 10-13 for WBC and 400-450 for platelets could be lab va ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask the ordering doc: Since there is not enough information presented here to answer accurately.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely yes: steroids can stimulate the bone marrow to produce more blood cells (all 3 lines of them) so you should not worry that this is something else. Long te ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends...: Depends on the cause of the decrease. Best to speak with your physician and possibly get a referral to a hematologist to diagnose the problem and def ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No they are not: Platelets are cells that circulate in the blood which involve in the hemostasis- blood clots formation- to stop bleeding process etc. While white bloo ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gideon jacobus Louw
Specializes in
Infection: It could be a severe infection or worse. You need a repeat blood test as well as diff count and if worse a bone marrow test
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Treat the underlying: To improve those, you will need to correct the underlying causes such as treat the virus or the infections that may have caused that, etc.

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