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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Platelet: Usually viral infection-like hiv- is associated with low platelet level. High platelet level can be caused by many different things including bleeding ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Here's what to do: Get yourself one of these modern tests for HIV that's sensitive after the first month. You're not going to have any peace otherwise. Then live and lov ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV and petechiae: HIV might result in petechiae, but only from low platelets. But i agree with Dr. Friedlander: since you're worried, have an HIV test so you won't con ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Petechiae: Petechiae can occur in the presence of a normal platelet count if the platelets themselves are dysfunctional. Petechiae also occur when capillaries in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not from that test: Most people with HIV have normal blood counts; your recent test says nothing about whether you have HIV. You need an HIV test if possibly at risk or o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV : Not unless you were very far along in your disease. There usually will be no CBC noticeable results if you have an early HIV infection.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 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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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
40 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Error,prodctn,distru: A random low platelet count is often the result of the nature of the test. Platelets are frail & may clump in the specimen before the test is run so a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Platelets : If it is 450, 000 do not be worried.
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A member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Most labs no.: it is a bit elevated. Stimulants to platelet growth are chronic inflammation/infection and just blood growth hormones (polycythemia vera, which is les ... Read More

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