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Low Platelet High Mpv
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My brother in law has low platelet 80'000 and high MPV, he has a very bad rash (very red)on his face and his forehead and it has pimple. Can u tell me y?
He needs to ask: Your brother in law needs to get with his personal physician (s) and figure out what's going on. He may already know and be keeping it to himself. With this rash and platelet count, he may have lupus -- a fact he might not wish to share -- or they may be unrelated. He needs to tell his physician what medications he's taking, and be willing to undergo a workup for some immune & marrow problems. ...Read more
High platelets low mpv high absolute lymphs? Do these together show signs of leukemia and or lymphoma?
Incomplete 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, what you have provided is not sufficient information to render a meaningful opinion. How high is the lymphocyte count? What is the morphology? Are there any enlarged lymph glands? It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more
I'm a 37m. I have a constant high bilirubin (~2.1mg/dl), and for several years, high mpv (~13.4fl), and low platelets (140-160k). What does this mean?
Probably nothing: I'm going to assume you are not taking any medications that will raise your bilirubin, and do not have a mild birth defect causing hemolysis. You probably have gilbert's non-disease. Your physician knows the workup, which is simple -- if you turn a bit more yellow if you skip a few meals, you're basically got the diagnosis. I would not be worried about the platelets, but monitor them. ...Read more
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
Some petechiae (doc confirmed) on trunk/left arm. CBC shows mildly low MCHC (31.4)& mildly high MPV (11.6). WBC w/diff, RBC, platelets, etc ok. Worrisome?
May not be worrisom: We would to know a lot more to say if this is a problem. What medications do you take, what other medical problems do you have. These could occur for a variety of reasons and you would need other testing as this may be simple like trauma or more related to an internal medical problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Hat does a high MPV with a normal platelet count means? I have various symptoms including joint pain, bone "growths" red and flaking skin and bruising
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
Mean platelet volume. 7-.9 points low for 7 years... Platelets vary from high to high end of normal.... Should I be concerned?
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
Mean platelet volume 5.9 which is low. Hematocrit 45.2 slightly elevated. All other test within normal range. Any cause for concern?
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
I'm 21yrs old & I've 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