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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: 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 female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: 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
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
REPEAT TEST: This is only slightly elevated and should not be taken seriously unless a repeat test is at least that high. It may be caused by exercise. It may also ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Okay with me: I'm a pathologist. It's normal in my book, though most folks run a bit lower. Trust you're not iron deficient. Trouble from high platelets doesn't sta ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: No this is on the high end of normal.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
High platelet count: There are many causes for a high platelet count. Many times it is reactive--in response to another medical issue like an infection or having no splee ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No: Near the upper limit of normal in many labs. No concern unless there is more going on than just the lab.
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not too high: But high, if you mean 430 k, upper limit for normal is up to 400 k in some labs, goes up and down for multitude of reasons, this is fine don't worry ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Low: Slightly low, but not dangerously low as long as the platelets are functional.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Thrombocytosis: A high platelet count can be seen in many different conditions, both benign and malignant: iron deficiency anemia, following splenectomy and other typ ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Low: Normal platelet count is 150-250 thousand.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Short answer: No, fasting will not affect your platelet count.

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