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Low mean platelet volume during pregnancy

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Shubert
37 years experience
Multiple causes: One condition associated with low platelets in pregnancy is called "gestational thrombocytopenia". This is typically a condition that manifests itself... Read More

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A 29-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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Hi risk pregnancy: Should be followed up closely during pregnancy, type of operative delivery to be decided by the attending obstetrician. Baby should be followed by a n... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 15 years experience
Get CBC ask abt IVIG: You can have a CBC checked. If your platelets are below normal, ask you OB to consider giving you IVIG which will increase your platelet count and tak... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Galima
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Thrombocytosis, or high platelets, is defined as persistently greater than 450,000 platelets/microliter. Iron pills will replenish the low iron and he... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Probably normal: Your hemoglobin of 15.2 is fine for being 7 weeks pregnant. The numbers will decrease moreso in the 2nd and third trimesters. You should be on a mult... Read More
A 98-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
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