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Low Platelet And White Blood Cell Count
My white blood cell count was 6.25... Is this normal or low? Is it okay to take prednisone for poison ivy with this WBC count?
Could periodontitis cause high white blood cell count,elevated platelet count, and low neutrophils. Any causes besides cancer can cause this.
What does it mean if my recent blood test results show that I have a high platelet and white blood cell count?
See a doctor: This can be one of several things. If you are otherwise completely healthy, it may indicate a bone marrow disease called polycythemia vera. If you have medical conditions or are on certain medications, it can indicate inflammation or infection. Please see your doctor or a hematologist to help sort this out. ...Read more
A question: what causes a high platelet count along with a high white blood cell count at the same time?
Reactive or ?: The CBC (complete blood count) consists of many lab numbers, but 3 important ones are the hemoglobin (hgb, a measure of red cells), white blood cell count (WBC) and platelet (plt) count. Wbc and plts may both increase as a result of a reaction such as infection (eg pneumonia), inflammation (arthritis), etc. If prolonged and/or very high it may indicate a bone marrow problem. ...Read more
Hematology workup: The elevation of these 2 parameters of the CBC (complete blood count) may reflect infection or inflammation. However, depending on the chronicity and extent of rise, it may also be associated with bone marrow problems such as myeloproliferative diseases. I suggest a hematology consultation and workup to sort out the underlying cause(s). ...Read more
Quite a few: Things. The most common thing would be an acute infection, usually bacterial. Also could be seen in a heavy smoker, other stressful illness and myeloproliferative diseases. How high? ...Read more
My daughters white blood cell count is 12.6 and platelets are 442 and carbon dioxide is 20 should I be concerned?
Probably Not: Not really, but the context of whu these tests were done is important.Tha numbers are not really concerning otherwise. ...Read more
I have high blood platelets that increased a little over 2, 000 in 6 days and my white blood cell count went up my back/hips hurt, dizzy, nauseous?
HemOnc: An elevated platelet count of 2, 000 (thromocytosis) should be evaluated for and treated asap. The elevated platelet alone can cause your symptoms. Essential thrombocytosis or another myeloproliferative disorder is considered and should be ruled out. Additional blood tests, bm biopsy and hematology-oncology consultation is required. ...Read more
Could the use of a salt combo amphetamine or Adderall cause increase in white blood cell count with elavated platelets?
Not by itself: Those other meds can do this.Get a more detailed answer ›
I need answers to liver fibrosis issues. stage 3 fibrosis. Moderate steatosis with mild steatohepatitis, focal nodule formation and mallory hyaline present. Platelet count 109, hemoglobin; red blood cell count; white blood cell count decreasing. I hav
Liver fibrosis: You describe a serious condition that should be treated in hopes of delaying or preventing progression to complete cirrhosis. Don't neglect this! ...Read more
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