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low mean platelet volume

A 47-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

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A 33-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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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not the AVM: If it bleeds, you will know, beyond any question. It's not connected to your nose.
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A 47-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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Prasad
Dr. H Prasad answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Low counts: Sounds like you have low blood counts and fever. Could be infection need to see a doctor and have more tests.
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A 43-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 41-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 52-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 39-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
A 26-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

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