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what is the normal platelet count

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 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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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Anything: It depends on the type of leukemia and where he is in his treatment. Generally, it is preferred to keep the platelets above 20, 000 even during chemo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes...normal: It is a dynamic number can change from hour to hour.....depending on vascular environment....medication.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Varies with gender: Normal hemoglobin for males: 13-16 gm/dl; females: 11.7-15 gm/dl. Exact values depend on the laboratory where the test is done and results when given ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
No problem: The MPV means the size of the platelets. Size of platelets can be hereditary. Occasional syndromes have low MPV and larger MPV can be associated w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Women: 4.2 to 5.4 million/ul men: 4.7 to 6.1 million/ul.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on the lab: Each laboratory will have its own normal range for each individual test. At some labs- normal range could be from 150 k to 450k , in other labs- norm ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Ask your doc: It should be right on the lab test - what the normal intervals are.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Nothing: The MPV is a meaningless indicie in the CBC that only has marginal utility in dealing with patients with thrombocytopenia.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Barth
43 years experience Medical Oncology
3000 to 7000/mm3: .
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
White count: Between 4, 000-11, 000 (4.0-11.0).
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
0 to 1 by our lab: Depends slightly on lab used. Our lab uses 0.0 to 1.0 fmg/dl or total bilirubin and 0.0 to 0.3 for direct bilirubin. Direct/conjugated bilirubin can ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
4,000 - 10,000: This is somewhat dependent on ethnicity. The normal range for caucasions is 4, 000 - 10, 000/ cubic millimeter. People of color (blacks and asians) ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
4-5 million cells: Normal rbc count in women is 4.2 to 5.4 million cells/mcl. It may be slightly lower during pregnancy due to increase in blood volume and hemodilution.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hemoglobin 11-14: Hemoglobin 11- 14 grams/dl.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Worms or allergy: The two common causes of elevated eosinophil count are worm infestations and allergies. It would be good idea to get your stool tested for ova and par ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
White count: Between 4000 to 11, 000.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Male: 4.7 to 6.1 million cells per microliter (cells/mcl) female: 4.2 to 5.4 million cells/mcl.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: The WBC count normally has mature granulocytic blood cells. If they are immature then we need to know how immature and how many there are(%age). Infec ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
INR: Normal INR is 1.0 not sure about second part of your question...Are you on blood thinners? Talk to your physician.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Same: The same as non-diabetics.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Hard to say: Without the actual numbers. How high ?
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Repeat it.: Atypical lymphocytes can be caused by a viral illness. If you are worried about lymphoma/leukemia, ask to have a recheck of your blood counts to rule ... Read More
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