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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Follow up: Follow up with your doctor about increase platelet count, if need your doctor can refer you to hematologist for further evaluation.As far as vit, .D l ... Read More
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A 46-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 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing.: If you feel great and don't have a personal history of heart disease these are great.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with PCP: Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement of the average size of platelets found in blood. MPV is higher when there is destructi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with PCP: Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement of the average size of platelets found in blood. MPV is higher when there is destructi ... Read More
A 40-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 22-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
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Sculco
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need more info: Mean platelet volume by it self may not be significant. It is sometimes used with lo platelet count to assess for big large young platelets sometimes ... Read More
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A 34-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

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