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Can Someone Have An Angiogram If His Or Her Platelet Level Is At 50
Yes: Yes, if the patient is cleared by a hematology specialist. However if an intervention is planned and then a blood thinner might be used during the intervention and after, a problem could arise. The risks are different - higher - for a patient with platelets of 50 that for a patient in the normal range because there is less of a 'cushion' in case of a complication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is an ALT level of 147 and platelet count of 98,000 anything concerning? I am a healthy 52 year old woman of healthy weight, non drinker/non smoker.
LFTs + low platelets: Elevated ALT and low platelet count suggests that work up is needed to rule out any liver damage, including hepatitis and/or drug-related injury including OTC medicines. Therefore, testing hepatitis serology testing as well as assessment of medications should be performed. ...Read more
Likely not: Don't worry about the numbers. By the way, do you have any symptoms? How is your period? Heavy? What is your hemoglobin? Your platelet is slightly elevated- which can happen if you are sick, catching a cold/viral infection, or if you have bleeding/ heavy period/ if your iron is low etc. Just f/u with your doctor and repeat the blood again in the next few months ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that if a platelet count gets to be too low then NG feeding is unsafe? If so, what (approximately) would be an unsafe PLT level?
Risk of bleeding: Platelets keep us safe from bleeding especially from cuts and bruises which are common in our life but go unnoticed when the platelet counts are normal(>150,000). .When platelets drop to< 50,000, then cuts tend to bleed more than normal, but there is no spontaneous bleeding, which will occur once the counts go < 20,000. The risk is greatest when platelets are <10,000. NG feeding is OK is no bleed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thrombocytosis: High platelet count is indicative of either a primary bone marrow myeloproliferative disorder or a secondary cause like iron deficiency, stress. Primary disorders include et essential thrombocytosis are driven by jak2 mutation or CML driven by bcrabl mutation. High platelets cause risk of vascular thrombosis, tia, cva, mi. Underlying cause have to be diagnosed and treated to normalize counts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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