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A 31-year-old male asked:

I have a low mpv of 7.1 and a high wbc of 11.4. what does it mean?

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Dr. Tarik Hadid
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 19 years experience
Depends!: The low MPV does not usually have any significant importance. I tend to ignore it most of the time. The slightly elevated WBC can be due to many things such as infection, inflammation, medications, stress, autoimmune disorders, other disorders and in rare occasions blood disorders such as leukemia. It has to be put in the context of history, examination and other laboratory values.
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