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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Platelet problems: Low platelets (thrombocytopenia) are due to either decreased production or increased destruction of your platelets. A hematologist can assist you in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
A little bit: Are you maybe becoming iron deficient? This isn't a real cause for concern -- lab reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fa ... Read More
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
A 54-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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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Discuss with doctor: There are other results we don't know and your doctor, the one who ordered the tests does know. What is most concerning to ooh at is a potassium of 6. ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not really.: The normal ranges for platelet volume and count are 7.5-11.5 fl (femtolitre), and 130-400 k/ul respectively. Your volume of 13.7 is higher than this ... Read More
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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 member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing much: If there are no immature or angry-looking neutrophils, probably your fever is not due to life-threatening sepsis, but don't get over-confident. I trus ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Your white blood: Count is elevated at 12.6, and your platelet count is normal. Increased WBC is usually a marker of infection - best to see your family doctor to det ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
500000, right?: This is higher than most folks, but "normal" here is a curious idea -- lab reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall a li ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
See your doctor: There are many causes of low platelet and white cell counts. Many times the cause is medication effects or infection. However, there are many more s ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
You are mixed up!: Your platelet count is perfectly normal(Normal level ranges from 150,000 to 300,000. WBC count should be under 10,000...so your WBC count is a bit hig ... Read More
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 male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Why did you get your blood drawn? What was going in with you here you sound viral but really need more information please
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Thrombocytopenia: Several possible causes for low platelet count. You need to have an examination and discuss it with your doctor. It could be related to infections, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Nonspecific: have platelet count repeated in 3-4 weeks
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Overall yes : It is always better to interpret results in a clinical context, ie if u are sick or not. Your neutrophils, anc, and WBC look good. To interpret the re ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Variable: The WBC and platelet tend to be high in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia. How high it get variyfrom a patient to another and can b as low as ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Lecopenia: Wbc ct of 3.3 is leucopenia or low WBC ct condition , close to the low normal range of 4-4.5 of WBC ct, the high normal is upto 11-11500. But is 3.3 n ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Low platelets: Viral syndromes, infections, medications, blood disorders, liver disease, anticoagulants, can cause low platelets.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Need a little more: Here. Are you saying neut percent and lymph percent slightly off? If that is all no biggie.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It will. But you have treat the cause and avoid the risk factors....smoking, high lipid, dehydration. Taking aspirin helps protect from clot formation ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Petechiae: Punctate cutaneous red marks, characterize very low platelets...75k is low, i've seen it a lot, and cannot recall ever seeing petechiae at that level ... Read More
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