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Mild splenomegaly, high RBC count 5.57, low MCV 72.4, low MCH 24.0, high RDW 17.0, low platelets 120, high mpv 11.2, RBC population abnormal. 47 yr f?

Mild splenomegaly, high RBC count 5.57, low MCV 72.4, low MCH 24.0, high RDW 17.0, low platelets 120, high mpv 11.2, RBC population abnormal.  47 yr f?

Hematologist: A hematologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. You could have thalassemia(Mediterranean anemia) among other possibilities. The hematologist will order the appropriate tests. ...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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High mpv 11.7, low WBC 2.8, and low RBC 4.6, normal platelet 182, hct 41.9, 14.4 hgb, and vegan. Is this a problem? Thank you!

High mpv 11.7, low WBC 2.8, and low RBC 4.6, normal platelet 182, hct 41.9, 14.4 hgb, and vegan. Is this a problem? Thank you!

Low wbc: No big problem- except for low white blood cell. What is your neutrophils count and what is your mcv? There are different things that can cause low white blood cells. Particularly in a vegan- you want to make sure that your vitamin B12 is not low. You need to take vit B12 supplement. Do you feel weak, any numbness, tingling, any memory problem? If you do- ask your doctor to check your vit B12 lvl. ...Read more

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Causes of always high MPV (2yrs)?Low WBC, RBC & sodium (sometimes), platelets & neutrophils (most times).Low bp, nausea, bruising, back & abdomen pain

Causes of always high MPV (2yrs)?Low WBC, RBC & sodium (sometimes), platelets & neutrophils (most times).Low bp, nausea, bruising, back & abdomen pain

See a doctor: there's no way you will receive a thoughtful and accurate answer to your question in this sort of setting. you need to see a physician for a careful workup. ...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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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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28f Enbrel 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 keep this up?

28f Enbrel 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 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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Im 21yrs old & Ive 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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