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low mean platelet volume during pregnancy

A 34-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

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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 Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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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
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 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: There is inconsistency with your profile which states you are a 24 year-old-male. Please see your doctor as your MCV indicates deficiency of folic aci ... Read More
A -1-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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
13 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Definitely: There are plenty of women with ITP who have successful pregnancies. Vaginal delivery would definitely be preferable, as regional anesthesia (epidural ... Read More

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