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what is a normal platelet count in adults

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
18 years experience Pediatrics
Platelet counts: Normal platelet counts range from 150-about 400-450 depending on the lab performing the test. if you have further concerns about abnormal levels, ple ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
?: Inr of 1 is normal and means your blood clots normally. A normal platelet count is normal (sorry for the redundancy). I've never heard of mpv - did yo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Nothing to worry: No worry. No need for further work-up as long as platelet level is within normal range.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
17 years experience General Practice
Test results: I doubt there is a connection between low platelet volume and your foamy urine. Did they check your urine itself? Or check your kidney function? Do yo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No worry: Nothing you should worry about. I do not thing that the low mpv has anything to do with your bruising and bony aches. Brusing can be caused by differe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Iron deficiency can cause easy bruising
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
41 years experience Hematology and Oncology
MPV: Mean Platelet Volume. this tells us the average size of the platelet. In cases of Low platelet count in ITP the MPV is usually high . we blieve that M ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Same numbers: In the grand scheme of things, 146,000 and 150,000 are the same number when counting platelets. There is no difference. Life is not exact. Sometimes n ... Read More
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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
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Relax : "Normal" isn't what labs are about. Reference ranges are set deliberately so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side. Don't pay an ... Read More

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