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High Wbc High Platelets
5 year old complaining of frequent headaches, exhaustion and being too hot. She had low HGB, high WBC, high platelets at last blood test. ?
Anemia. HAs: For the headache, Advil 1.5 tsp po q 6 hrs and avoid caffeine, UV light with polaroid glasses. Good eating and sleep habits. For anemia if minimal can supplement with iron containing foods and iron vitamins q daily. If very low should get a script from pedi MD for ferrous sulfate (iron). If other symptoms arise, see pedi MD in person to check.Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more
Abnormal CBC: Without further details, it is hard to say, but an elevated white count could reflect an infection somewhere. The platelet count interpretation really depends on the number, but if both the white count and the platelets are significantly elevated, it is time to go to a hematologist. ...Read more
What are possible causes of blurry vision, high WBC and high platelets count on a 7 yr. Old? How can they b related?
High WBC Platelets : Certain types of blood disorders can result in this combination of findings. High platelets, white cells can result in microvascular obstructions in retinal capillaries. The resulting edema and inflammatory damage can cause blurry vision. Of course, the findings could be unrelated also. ...Read more
Blood tests show high mean platelet volume, low platelet count, high urobilinogen, high WBC, high clumpy platelet morphology. Related? conerns?
Why the tests?: 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 might have helped to have the actual values rather than high and low. Why were the tests done? It would be prudent to discuss these with the doctor who ordered the test as s/he knows more about your health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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
What could be cause of persistent high wbc(16-25k)high platelets(500)and very low vitamin d(<20)? I've had just about every test, &still no answers.
I am experiencing dizziness (better by: with fluids) (worsened by: changing head position) . The following also describes me: Lightheadedness. Normal WBC High platelets, high RBC, low MCV, low MCH and high RDW?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. However, what you described suggests lack adequate water intake. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I have nausea, lightedness and body weakness.
CBC came back with
Discuss it: You didn't give the values, but if they're not way out-of-range, I'd check you for thalassemia minor. If you have it, it's worth knowing as marrying another person with it can be a disaster for your children. I can't explain the high platelets, though the common cause is coexisting iron deficiency which can complicate this stuff. Pure iron deficiency might show low RBC instead. ...Read more
WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I HAVE LOW WBC AND HIGH PLATELETS, HIGH SEGMENTED NEUTROPHILS AND LOW EOSINPHILS??
Nonspecific: These tests rarely tell you much and have to be interpreted in the context. The normals are based on averages but highs and lows have no clinical significance. For example, if you have a high segmented percentage in the setting of low WBCs that can actually mean a normal absolute segmented count. Also, eos generally should be low. ...Read more
My 7 yr old has abnormal blood for 2nd time within a mth.She has a high WBC 12.3 and high platelets count 631.What does it mean? Leukemia?
Not leukemia: The WBC ct is not high. He might just have a mild infection. The elevated platelet ct. Could be part of an infectious process. Leukemia will present with other symptoms and WBC will be extremely elevated. Are there bleeding issues? Family history of leukemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer