A 47-year-old female asked:
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what does it mean if my 3 year old rbc and platelets are slightly high?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Could be nothing: Many things including hemoconcentration can affect the result of complete blood counts. If it is only slightly elevated- nothing to worry at this time. Next time he gets another blood work- you can just compare the result to see if the level is normalized or if that is getting worse. If it is getting worse and more significant then further work up'd be done. Discuss with your pediatrician further.
Answered on Apr 17, 2013
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