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I have an arteriovenous malformation (prefrontal cortex). Now, also really low mean platelet volume. Is the avm's bleeding risk high because of this?

I have an arteriovenous malformation (prefrontal cortex). Now, also really low mean platelet volume. Is the avm's bleeding risk high because of this?

Platelets: A low mpv in and of itself is not necessarily a risk factor for bleeding if the total platelet count is normal. If treating the avm is not an option, then do avoid Aspirin and ginkgo biloba, which can both increase bleeding tendency. Speak to your doctor about getting an ivy bleeding time test, as it will tell you how well your platelets are working. And do make sure your BP is not elevated. ...Read more

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My PLATELET COUNT 104000 (Low) and Mean platelet volume is 12 (High).

My PLATELET COUNT 104000 (Low) and Mean platelet volume is 12 (High).

Thrombocytopenia: You have moderate thrombocytopenia- or low platelet. Go to see doctor to find the cause. Platelet can be low due to many different things from infection, autoimmune process, certain nutrient deficiency, drug/toxin induced, destruction of platelet, consumption, decrease in production etc. Go to see MD to check it out. ...Read more

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Reasons why mean platelet volume are low?

Just means: The average size of the platelets are small. May not mean anything. ...Read more

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Mean platelet volume. 7-.9 points low for 7 years... Platelets vary from high to high end of normal.... Should I be concerned?

Mean platelet volume. 7-.9 points low for 7 years... Platelets vary from high to high end of normal.... Should I be concerned?

No: If this is the only finding, and your physician is not concerned, i'd ignore it. Some people have smallish platelets. I trust you're not iron deficient. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My mean platelet volume is high, neutrophils low, and granulocytes low, what does this mean?

My mean platelet volume is high, neutrophils low, and granulocytes low, what does this mean?

Need actual values: 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 not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without the actual values. It would be prudent to discuss the findings with your doctor. ...Read more

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Mean platelet volume 5.9 which is low. Hematocrit 45.2 slightly elevated. All other test within normal range. Any cause for concern?

Mean platelet volume 5.9 which is low. Hematocrit 45.2 slightly elevated. All other test within normal range. Any cause for concern?

No: But I am concerned that you infarcted some of your spleen, especially as a young woman. Please try to find out why -- and if it was atherosclerosis, do everything you can to keep this at bay. ...Read more

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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.
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Had my complete blood count test, find mean platelet volume high - 11.4fl and hydroxyvitamin d low - 22.90ng/ml. Please advice reasons and remedy.?

Had my complete blood count test, find mean platelet volume high - 11.4fl and hydroxyvitamin d low - 22.90ng/ml. Please advice reasons and remedy.?

Follow up: Follow up with your doctor about increase platelet count, if need your doctor can refer you to hematologist for further evaluation. As far as vit, . D level, normal is 30--100, your level is 22.9, I am sure your doctor does recommend vit d3 supplementaion. Just follow their instruction, recheck after 3 months or so. ...Read more

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What does "Mean Platelet Volume: 13.0" mean?

Average size: That reflects average platelet size and seems to be at the higher end of normal/ borderline high. ...Read more

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How high is too high for mean platelet volume?

Need more info: Mean platelet volume by it self may not be significant. It is sometimes used with lo platelet count to assess for big large young platelets sometimes noted with itp. ...Read more

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My 16 year old son has platelet count 255 and mean platelet volume 11.0 with a comment large platelets present. What could be the cause of that?

My 16 year old son has platelet count 255 and mean platelet volume 11.0 with a comment large platelets present. What could be the cause of that?

Not significant.: Mpv is mean platelet volume. Younger platelets tend to be larger than older ones, so sometimes it means increased platelet turnover, but unless the platelet count is low, a high mpv has no meaning. Some people just make larger platelets. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a surgical procedure when my platelet count is 252 and dropping and my mean platelet volume is 8.4? Should I be concerned?

This is adequate cou: Platelet counts will fluctuate between 150, 000 to 300, 000. If your count is over 150, 000, it is normal. Surgery can be done safely (if necessary) as long as platelet count is >50, 000. The mean platelet volume does not matter as long as the counts are sufficiently high. ...Read more

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Hi, I had a test of blood the result was like this MEAN PLATELET VOLUME (MPV) 10.5 fL [6.4 - 9.7] MONOCYTES (ABS COUNT) 0.81 X10^9/L [0 - 1].?

Hi, I had a test of blood the result was like this MEAN PLATELET VOLUME (MPV) 10.5 fL [6.4 - 9.7] MONOCYTES (ABS COUNT) 0.81 X10^9/L [0 - 1].?

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, none of your results are a cause for concern. ...Read more

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If a blood test reveals that something is borderline high, does that mean something is unhealthy about you? For example: mean platelet volume = 13.0.

If a blood test reveals that something is borderline high, does that mean something is unhealthy about you? For example: mean platelet volume = 13.0.

Nope: Normal ranges for lab tests are calculated to represent the range within which a given result will be in 95% of healthy people. That means 5% of ALL lab results are outside the normal range even when nothing is wrong at all. So let's take a test panel like a complete blood count where there are 10+ tests bundled together: at least 1 will usually be "abnormal" or "borderline" for anyone. ...Read more

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Mean platelet volume 7.1 hemoglobin 14.4 mean corpuscular hemoglobin 31.2 what does it mean?

Not much: As long as your hemoglobin (Hb) is normal, you do not need to worry about the Red cell indices that you are concerned about. I would be more concerned about your Jaundice, if you still have this problem. Let us know more. ...Read more

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What does high 'mean platelet volume' and high 'lymphocytes' in complete blood count (cbc) test mean?

What does high 'mean platelet volume' and high 'lymphocytes' in complete blood count (cbc) test mean?

Discuss with PCP: Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement of the average size of platelets found in blood. MPV is higher when there is destruction of platelets. Lymphocytes are usually high on viral infections or some cancers. Discuss with your doctor about it, as lab results by themselves, like this one, don't have a context to determine level of severity associated with them. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high 'mean platelet volume' and high 'lymphocytes' in complete blood count (cbc) test?

What to do if I have high 'mean platelet volume' and high 'lymphocytes' in complete blood count (cbc) test?

Discuss with PCP: Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a machine-calculated measurement of the average size of platelets found in blood. MPV is higher when there is destruction of platelets. Lymphocytes are usually high on viral infections or some cancers. Discuss with your doctor about it, as lab results by themselves, like this one, don't have a context to determine level of severity associated with them. ...Read more

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Should I worry high lymphocytes, monocytes/100 leukocytes, and platelet mean volume (38.5, 7.8, 10.6 respectv) and low neurtrophils/100 leukocytes 49?

Abnormal cell counts: Unfortunately, the numbers you present may be percentages & not total cell counts. When we interpret a CBC we look at total cell counts and the % of total whites made up of each cell line. These can vary w/infections, nutritional status, stress, medications, certain medical conditions..... Would be best to review the labs w/ your doc & get an educated interpretation based upon your presentation. ...Read more

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I had a spot on adrenal gland, blood work results were high aspartate aminotransferase level, low phosphate level and high platelet mean volume. Help.

I had a spot on adrenal gland, blood work results were high aspartate aminotransferase level, low phosphate level and high platelet mean volume. Help.

Test results: You are analyzing your test results and getting panicky. Relax. Talk to your doctor, who is in the best position to connect the dots. A "spot" on the adrenal may be nothing and the other test results may not be significant either. Test results need to be interpreted in the context of your symptoms and physical exam, and how much outside the normal range. ...Read more

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Can this be cll? Rbc 3.97 low- mean platelet volumes 7.2 low, ly 46.8 high, hct 36.5 low, DNA abs double stranded abnormal 5 iu/ml, low iron, low vitd

Can this be cll? Rbc 3.97 low- mean platelet volumes 7.2 low, ly 46.8 high, hct 36.5 low, DNA abs double stranded abnormal 5 iu/ml, low iron, low vitd

Concern: It is extremely important whether the lymphocyte count is an absolute number or a percentage. If this is the absolute number, namely 46.8 thousand/microliter, I am very concerned about the possibility of cll. Consulting a hematologist for peripheral blood morphology, flow cytometry, cytogenetics, and molecular studies is of paramount importance.
If 46.8% with normal wbc, I am not so concerned. ...Read more

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What does platelet volume reference range mean?

Range of normals: Platelet volume reference range is the range in size of platelets in a normal population of people. A "reference range" is also called the "range of normal" or "normal limits", indicating that if you are in that "range, " you are presumed also to be normal. Certain diseases are associated with large platelets (itp, or myeloproliferative disorders), and some with small platelets (iron deficiency). ...Read more

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Just curious as I reviewed relatively recent blood work flagged item as high: PLATELET MEAN VOLUME 11.6 High?

No: 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, Mean platelet volume of 11.6 by itself is no cause for concern. A typical range of platelet volumes is 9.7–12.8 fL. ...Read more

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If the mean platelets volume is what it means?

MPV.: Mean platelet volume is the average size of your platelets. Not a particularly useful number unless you seem to have a platelet problem such as way to many or too little platelets or difficulty clotting. ...Read more

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I have a low platelet count of 40 alongwith high eosinophil count & high platelet volume, ocassionally I feel tired and palpitation too. Please suggest?

I have a low platelet count of 40 alongwith high eosinophil count & high platelet volume, ocassionally I feel tired and palpitation too. Please suggest?

Platelet problems: Low platelets (thrombocytopenia) are due to either decreased production or increased destruction of your platelets. A hematologist can assist you in finding the cause. This usually involves a bone marrow biopsy which is reviewed by a hematopathologist. A high eosinophil count can be seen with allergic conditions. See a board certified hematologist and start the workup. ...Read more