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Can A High Platelet Level Be From Anemia
It is reactive: Functional medical perspective - high platelet count means there is increased risk of thrombosis - blood clots but I have seen this as secondary due to inflammatory response and it gets better with vitamin E therapy do vit e 400 units twice daily, vit D3 6000 units twice daily, and recheck your levels in 2 - 3 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, liver disease can cause both of these as can many other conditions. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
Not much: High B12 is never worrisome. Low platelets, especially if below 100,000, need to be addressed with a physician who knows how to do a differential diagnosis and workup. Eosinophils over an absolute count of maybe 1000 should prompt a good history and physical exam and perhaps stool for ova and parasites. Labs are adjuncts to diagnosis and ranges are set to flag a few % of healthies. ...Read more
What could cause a high calcium count, also have high platelet, wbc, neutrophil counts. Could this be caused by stress?
Need specifics: A minimally elevated calcium may simply be you, since reference range is set so that several percent of healthies fall on either side ; a few mild genetic traits cause it. A greatly elevated calcium always warns of serious disease. Similar thinking for the other labs. Your physician needs to explain these to you in detail. Best wishes. ...Read more
What could be the reason for a low WBC and neutrophils count? Could it be connected to a low iron and vitaminB12 levels?
Different things: "iron" is often misused as a term for "hemoglobin", sometimes even by allied health professionals who should know better. The "serum iron" actually measures how much of the element are actually available free for use. You may be low on red cells because the iron isn't usable, or the red cells are being lost or destroyed or can't be made for some reason. The situation is common. ...Read more
Can a high protein diet cause a high globulin level on blood test? Also have iron level at 49the &i enlarged spleen. Advice?
Uncertain: It is very difficult to interpret a test result without knowing the reason why it was done. Ferritin levels relate to iron stores in the body, but also can be high related to liver disorders. Parathyroid hormone can only be interpreted with a simultaneous calcium level, as it is the hormone that regulates calcium in the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be cause of persistent high wbc(16-25k)high platelets(500)and very low vitamin d(<20)?
High WBC & platelets: Mild to moderately elevated blood counts in multiple cell lines (white blood cells and platelets) suggests: (1) possible chronic inflammatory condition, like arthritis, or lupus, etc. (2) a bone marrow disorder, in which case the counts will continue to rise; (3) medications, like steroids; or (4) normal variation. Some people can have transient elevations of one or more blood counts without sympt. ...Read more
Not always: But if low hb, low hct are associated with low platelet , the it needs to be more evalauted as the conditions could be contributed by us such as alcohol use , or conditions of the bonemarrow from defective synthesis of precursor cells -called myelodysplastic syndrome, a bm failure blood has 2 types of cellular elements-red blood, white blood and platelets and their precursors come from bone marrow. ...Read more
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