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My blood test results showed my MPV @ 7.4 but all other results are within normal range. Should I be concerned?

My blood test results showed my MPV @ 7.4 but all other results are within normal range.  Should I be concerned?

Not likely: Your mean platelet volume is slightly low but as long as it hasn't been dropping or your platelet count has not been dropping even if it is still in the normal range there should be nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I just received my blood test results. Everything normal except % granulocyte is 42 (normal range 43-77) % basophils 2( normal range 0-1%). Meaning?

Means nothing: You are safe to ignore percentages of white cells altogether. Be concerned only with absolute counts. I often wish the percentages were not even reported. ...Read more

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Virgin. Tiny pink spotting 5 days after period. Blood test results=normal; going to have pelvic ultrasound to assess for PCOS, no family history, why?

Virgin. Tiny pink spotting 5 days after period. Blood test results=normal; going to have pelvic ultrasound to assess for PCOS, no family history, why?

Why? That's my Q: Irregular menses are common in young women due to anovulatory cycles. You haven't mentioned anything that would make me think of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome): obesity, irregular menses, acne, hirsutism, Check http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/polycystic-ovary-syndrome.html & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/definition/con-20028841 ...Read more