A 48-year-old member asked:
high platelet count, low hematocrit/hemoglobin means?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience Pathology
First...: Consider iron deficiency. This often produces this combination. Unless you are a woman with very heavy periods, or a vegetarian who's not supplementing or savvy about the difficult task of getting enough dietary iron, look for how you might be losing blood.
Answered on Nov 5, 2019
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