A 46-year-old female asked:
can platelet count of 482 be caused by "bad" sinus infection (found on brain mri) and seasonal hayfever? haem-.374, rcc-4.39, hameoglobin-12.5, mcv-85, mch-29.2, (iron-12, ferritin-30, %sat-17.7 in dec)
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Dr. Michael Finkelstein answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Platlets: Platlets are a poor mans sed rate they are an indicator sometimes of an infection or inflamation a platlet count as a solo criteria of illness is not something to worry about many factors plus a high platlet count matters more.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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