A 32-year-old female asked:
dr thinks i'm on verge of iron deficiency anemia. ferritin is only low #.hemoglobin is fine. platelet is 600. is high platelet related to pre-anemia?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Inaam Schneider answered
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia: Elevated plata,eats may be due to recent bleeding from your period . Starting iron supplement is a good idea in a young person to compensate for blood loss due to heavy menstrual loss .
Answered on May 18, 2014
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