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High mpv means what?

High mpv means what?

Platelet size: It is variable and unless you already a hematology patient, it offers basically no useful information. I am glad you are curious about labs and have a proactive approach to your health ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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What does high mpv and high anion gap mean?

What does high mpv and high anion gap mean?

Nothing: Labs mean nothing in isolation. High MPV usually means nothing in any case unless the person is otherwise clearly sick. I raise my anion gap every time I exercise. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. If your phyiscian isn't worried, stop worrying yourself. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How does high mpv and low neutrophil relate?

How does high mpv and low neutrophil relate?

Do not: High mean platelet volume and low neutrophil count do not need to relate to each other and have different etiologies. ...Read more

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I recently had blood tests and resulted in a high mpv and rdw...What does that mean?

I recently had blood tests and resulted in a high mpv and rdw...What does that mean?

MPV is: Mean platelet volume and RDW is red cell distribution width. So platelets are larger than average and red cells have more variability in size than average. May not mean much if the CBC is otherwise unremarkable, but could be subtle signs of a slightly "stressed" bone marrow, ie increased cell production. ...Read more

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I'm 21yrs old & I've norml PLT count 202x10.e 3/μl but high MPV 14.2 fL with low MCH 25.6pq & MCHC 31.7q/dL. What'd be the risk of high MPV? RBC=4.6

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, if your hemoglobin in normal, I would not be concerned. ...Read more

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What does high mpv mean?

What does high mpv mean?

Large platelets or.: Mpv means mean platelet volume. It may increase if large or 'young' platelets are in the blood. Or falsely elevated due to platelet aggregation - can some times happen during blood draw and does not mean there is any illness. In patients who have low platelets high mpv may mean that the bone marrow (where platelets are made) is trying to make more platelets- young ones are usually larger size! ...Read more

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Is high mpv in blood dangerous?

Is high mpv in blood dangerous?

Not by itself: Some folks just have big platelets, and reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. ...Read more

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What does high mpv% of blood work indicate?

Meaning of high MPV: Mpv stands for mean platelet volume. A high mpv is usually indicative of a destructive process to platelets (such as immune thrombocytopenic purpura, inflammatory bowel disease, myeloproliferative diseases, bernard-soulier syndrome, pre-eclampsia...Etc). The bone marrow responses by producing and releasing an increased number of larger, younger platelets to the peripheral circulation. ...Read more

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Low hgb (9.3l) and high mpv (13.0h) what does it mean?

Low hgb (9.3l) and high mpv (13.0h) what does it mean?

Nothing by itself: However, since your physician rx'd iron pills for you, then he/she must believe you are iron deficient and that he/she already knows the cause (diet and/or a woman's monthly loss). Mpv may run a bit high in iron deficiency; no one knows why and you should not worry yourself over it. ...Read more

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Does high mpv effect blood clotting factor?

No: No it can be normal or reactive if rest of the blood counts are normal nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Husband has lympocytes high. Monocytes high. High imm gran. High mpv. Smudge cells 52 what does this mean? He just found out he has diabtes

Husband has lympocytes high. Monocytes high. High imm gran. High mpv. Smudge cells 52 what does this mean? He just found out he has diabtes

Big picture: This is concerning but this is not proof of ill health. Age 37 is young for chronic lymphocytic leukemia which is of course what you'll read about if you track down smudge cells. High MPV means nothing and your telling us only that this-and-that are "high", but not how high, limits what we can tell you even more. Again, he may be fine. Ask for a hematology consult if you need questions answered. ...Read more

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How do you get a high mpv number down?

How do you get a high mpv number down?

You cannot: Mpv or mean platelet volume is a measure of the size of platelets. A higher number indicates larger platelets, which is a sign of increased production of young platelets or rarely, abnormal platelets. If you have a low platelet count and high mpv this may indicate destruction of platelets (itp or dic). If you platelet count is normal and you do not have bleeding, just ignore this. ...Read more

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What could low or high MPV in a 5 month old indicate?

What could low or high MPV in a 5 month old indicate?

See below: This is the mean (average) platelet size. By itself, I couldn't draw any conclusions. This number needs to be interpreted in relationship to the rest of the blood count and more importantly to the patient (ie. Why the test was run.) ...Read more

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Had CBC done. MPV came back high 11.6. Should I be concerned? Also on sporanox (itraconazole) could the itraconzale cause the high MPV? Thanks

Had CBC done. MPV came back high 11.6. Should I be concerned? Also on sporanox (itraconazole) could the itraconzale cause the high MPV? Thanks

Not at all: MPV is meaningless if there's isn't already obvious disease involving the platelets. The reference range is set so that a few percent fall outside on either end. And some folks just have big or small ones. ...Read more

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High mpv since january 2013, now at least 3 tests down in june 2013 mpv still high, what could it be?

May be nothing: What is the actual value? If all other findings are normal, you may leave it alone.
All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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I have high MPV and eosinophils, and also low neutrophils and sedimentation of blood. Should I need to worry? Thank you so much

I have high MPV and eosinophils, and also low neutrophils and sedimentation of blood. Should I need to worry? Thank you so much

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, it would have helped to know the actual values. In any case, if you do not have symptoms, do not worry about the lab results.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I'm a 37m. I have a constant high bilirubin (~2.1mg/dl), and for several years, high mpv (~13.4fl), and low platelets (140-160k). What does this mean?

I'm a 37m. I have a constant high bilirubin (~2.1mg/dl), and for several years, high mpv (~13.4fl), and low platelets (140-160k). What does this mean?

Probably nothing: I'm going to assume you are not taking any medications that will raise your bilirubin, and do not have a mild birth defect causing hemolysis. You probably have gilbert's non-disease. Your physician knows the workup, which is simple -- if you turn a bit more yellow if you skip a few meals, you're basically got the diagnosis. I would not be worried about the platelets, but monitor them. ...Read more

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I've blood test indicate high ESR 70-110, high mchc 36.2, low RDW 30.8, high mpv 12.3, low pct 32% w/ other test normal. Am I susceptible to hiv?

Everybody...: ...Is "susceptible" to HIV - as in, able to catch it if exposed. If the question is "do I have hiv, " only an HIV test can answer that with any degree of reliability, and the tests you mention do not help with that question one way or another. ...Read more

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What could low platelet count with high mpv mean in someone with an eating disorder involving severe restricting?

What could low platelet count with high mpv mean in someone with an eating disorder involving severe restricting?

Bad things: It can mean that the body is not functioning properly, in that the bone marrow is being suppressed and the normal way in which blood cells and platelets are manufactured is being disturbed. There may be other detectable and non-detectable changes as well. It's part of malnutrition and the harm to the body. Eating disorders are deadly, with up to a 25% mortality rate in untreated cases.! ...Read more

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Hemoglobin, hematocrit, MCV high. MPV low. Doc. Seems to think I am alcoholic, but I do not like booze. Never did. What does this mean?

Hemoglobin, hematocrit, MCV high. MPV low. Doc. Seems to think I am alcoholic, but I do not like booze. Never did. What does this mean?

Tegretol effects: Thank you for informing about Epilepsy, Tegretol, Dilantin
Discuss with Neurologist Bone marrow suppression and Folic acid Deficiency due to Tegretol causing Megaloblastic Anemia with High Hemoglobin and MCV.
See Hematologist for possible diagnosis of Vitamin B 12 deficiency, Hypothyroidism, effect of smoking, poor heart or lung function and effect of medications.
Your Health is Precious! ...Read more

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28f Enbrel (etanercept) 4wks. Labs = low WBC 3.7, RBC 4.0, PLT 105, ANC 1.3 & high MPV 12.1. All normal B4 xcept PLT@125&MPV@11. Thoughts? Will enbrel (etanercept) keep this up?

28f Enbrel (etanercept) 4wks. Labs = low WBC 3.7, RBC 4.0, PLT 105, ANC 1.3 & high MPV 12.1. All normal B4 xcept PLT@125&MPV@11. Thoughts? Will enbrel (etanercept) keep this up?

I see no toxicity!: Your WBC and low platelets should be followed, but they occur in many autoimmune problems. The principal tests are your CRP and A/G ratio. They should improve on Enbrel> Best, TCN ...Read more

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Does my dizziness and my mesentric enlarged lymph nodes have anything to do with my high mpv level and low glucose level?

Does my dizziness and my mesentric enlarged lymph nodes have anything to do with my high mpv level and low glucose level?

Let's talk: Your dizziness could indeed but caused by low glucose. An enlarged mesenteric lymph most likely has nothing to do with the dizziness. A mpv (mean platelet volume) is only a number representing the size of your platelets and has nothing to do with any of the other condition you have mentioned. If that lymph node persists I would suggest a ct guided needle biopsy so a pathologist can evaluate you. ...Read more

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My blood work shows high mpv and low ferritin what could This be? Can low ferritin be colon cancer? And high MPV I read can mean risk of stroke

My blood work shows high mpv and low ferritin what could This be? Can low ferritin be colon cancer? And high MPV I read can mean risk of stroke

Iron deficiency: Not to worry. At your age, unless it runs in the family, there is extremely low chance this is colon cancer. Likely what your tests say is that you just have a little iron deficiency. This is very common to see in young healthy females as a result of menstrual periods and not enough dietary iron intake. The elevated MPV is likely due to secondary effects of the iron deficiency. Keep your follow up ...Read more

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What means a high MPV, normal platelet count, hight leucocyte 11, 4, high neutrophil 8?

What means a high MPV, normal platelet count, hight leucocyte 11, 4, high neutrophil 8?

How do you feel?: The high mov is almost certainly nothing. Lab ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. If the wbcs look normal I would do nothing ...Read more

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I have high MPV result in my current CBC, does it have to do with my Mitral Valve Prolapse?

I have high MPV result in my current CBC, does it have to do with my Mitral Valve Prolapse?

No: Similar acronyms MPV and MVP! Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. Mean Platelet Volume means nothing unless you're obviously seriously sick. Ignore it. ...Read more

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These are high mpv 92.0, MCH 30.7, bun/creat ratio 43.40, bilirbuin 1.5 and alkaline phosphatase 140. To low co2 21, creatinine 0.36, 5 years old?

These are high mpv 92.0, MCH 30.7, bun/creat ratio 43.40, bilirbuin 1.5 and alkaline phosphatase 140. To low co2 21, creatinine 0.36, 5 years old?

Meaningless.: In a 5 year old in whom the rest of CBC and blood biochemistries are normal, these results are meaningless. If the labs were done because of an illness, there is nothing here that points to any diagnosis; if they were routinely done on a healthy child, there is nothing here to question hos or her health. ...Read more

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I have low ferritin and high mpv if this is iron deficiency could it be from giving birth, I gave birth 2 months ago & also had D&C to remove placenta?

I have low ferritin and high mpv if this is iron deficiency could it be from giving birth, I gave birth 2 months ago & also had D&C to remove placenta?

Need more info: What is your hemoglobin level? Low ferrtin suggests low iron stores. You should consult your doctor about taking oral iron and multivitamin supplement.
Wish you good health!
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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