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Low Platelet Count High Mpv
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
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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My 14yr old has mildly low platelet count for 6 months - 6m ago was 120, 3m ago was 113, 1 week ago was 121 with 1st abnormal mpv of 10.6. What to do?
Watch: Just watch. These numbers are not significantly low enough to cause any symptoms. Obviously for more deetail, discuss with your pediatrician. ...Read more
Please help me understand. CBC with low platelet count at 95 and MPV at 12. What is the meaning next to platelet morphology saying "SI decrease"?
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
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
What does it mean if you have low platelet count, high monocyte level, low creatinine, low albumin, high AST and high ALT levels?
You need doctor to g: Your doctor needs to guide you further as you have too many things wrong with your tests. Are you under the care of a good doctor? If you do not have a good doctor, see a hematologist who is blood specialist, because low platelets are often caused by some serious disorders. ...Read more
Vitamins, EtOH, et a: An elevated MCV (mean reb blood cell size) is usually related to deficiency of vit B12 and/or folate (folic acid). Low platelet count may indicate drug effect on the bone marrow, bleeding, or platelet destruction. The combination of these two is seen in chronic alcohol use, or - more seriously- may indicate early myelodysplasia (a bone marrow disorder). In part, the answer depends upon age... ...Read more
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, liver disease can cause both of these as can many other conditions. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more
Seek a doctor: Sounds renal although could be bone. Need more history and physical to help. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Grandma has high ast, k, neutrophils edema low platelet count macrocytic anemia hypothyrodism Alzheimer's she can't concentrate what can this be?
Doctor for Grandma: Your grandma needs to see a doctor, possibly a geriatrician. She has multiple problems which can result in difficulty concentrating. Of course alzheimer's will cause this, but she may have more acute problems (like infection, etc) which can worsen it. If she's examined and something is found that can be treated, she may be better able to concentrate. ...Read more
Hello, my son is 2 yr old, has a high level of LDH 355...low platelet count 190 low hemoglobin 10.8 and WBC 3.9 What could cause this? ??
Need more info: 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, all blood cells are low and this suggests bone marrow issue. It is prudent that you discuss the matter with your son's doctor. The issue is not suitable for this forum. ...Read more
What are causes of low platelet count of 93 high WBC of 12.6 and protein and bilirubin in the urine. Urine is tea colored these are my 16yr old symp?
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
I might have ITP due to low platelet count of 62 and high c-reactive protein of 2.51 and Obamacare. What should I ask on my first hematologist consult?
The doctor will guid: Let your doctor follow the normal routine of History of your problem/illness and do a physical examination. He/she will do a CBC abd compare the platelets counts from tests done in the past to the present time. Once the diagnosis is established, it is then that you can ask questions that make sense to you. Most often it is about Prognosis and treatment or close follow up to keep track of yr plate ...Read more
What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate? Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic.
What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate. Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic?
17 cm spleen, Low platelet count, Low MCV, Low RDW-SD, Low lymphocytes %, Elevated Neutrophil %. Normal WBC, RBC high LDH, High Uric Acid & CRP??
Still no definitve: Diagnosis, and we can't draw conclusions too from the limited info on that limited platform. Just keep the follow up and see what the doctors will tell you, although it points towards a hematological disorder, so ultimately a hematologist had to be on board, goodluck ...Read more
Thrombocytopenia: Low platelets (thrombocytopenia) can be caused by many conditions, both benign and malignant. Some people are born with it. Other times it's due to a lab error known as "platelet clumping". Many medications can cause it. There are also a host of serious hematological problems which cause low platelets, such as itp and leukemia. It's very important that low platelets be evaluated by a hematologist. ...Read more
No: There are many other causes, including being one of the several percent of healthy folks who happen to fall below the reference range, which the lab keeps narrow just for this reason. ...Read more
Lots...not all bad.:
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp).
Autoimmune diseases...Like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Bacteria in the blood, and severe infections
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (ttp).
Hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Medications. Heparin, quinidine, quinine, sulfa-containing antibiotics, anticonvulsants. ...Read more
ITP: You should see your doctor for blood test to find the cause. ...Read more
Several issues: Low counts reflect either decreased production or increased destruction. Most newborn issues come from increased destruction. Some newborns have circulating immune factors from mom that may transiently destroy platelets, which improves as the baby gets older, but could need treatment. Trauma during labor/delivery can transiently make counts low. Blood poisoning can also have this as a feature. ...Read more