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Supplements That Affect Platelet Count
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
Lowers platelets : Checked into this from different sources and found that it lowers platelets and depresses bone marrow thereby decreasing all components of the blood including white cell counts. Advil (ibuprofen) also does the same, if u r taking it. Adverse reactions usually occurs only if u take these medications for long or too frequently. One or two doses to prevent motion sickness should be safe. ...Read more
Low platelets count is one of the effect of taking epilim. How to increase the platelets count? If stop taking epilim, will platelets count increased?
Thrombocytopenia: If you are concerned regarding your platelet counts on valproic acid please speak with the prescribing physician. The decrease in platelet counts that can occur with sodium valproate appears to be dose related, reversable and in adults is usually not clinically significant. If there is a significant decrease in platelet counts a decrease in dose and possible medication discontinuation may occur. ...Read more
Is there any drug to improve low sperm count that is as low as 1.1 million count after laboratory test?
Usually no: In most cases, low counts are non reversible, and steps such as ivf must be taken to overcome such low numbers. However, you should be thoroughly evaluated, as about 10% in this position may have a reversible cause. ...Read more
Calcium count of 10.7, potassium count 6.0, WBC count 10.9, platelet count 800, ne count 7.2. What could be the cause? Stress?
Discuss with doctor: There are other results we don't know and your doctor, the one who ordered the tests does know. What is most concerning to ooh at is a potassium of 6.0. That has to be treated asap to avoid cardiac problem. Please have it treated now, like right now, if not being treated to lower it, then worry about the rest after. Your kidneys have to be evaluated too. ...Read more
How high?: Hard to comment without the actual number. ...Read more
Was deficient in some vitamins due to malnutrition. Also have low platelet counts (as low as 80,000). Can the malnutrition affect my platelet count?
Does sperm count affect testosterone levels? If so, would this mean that ejaculation lowers testosterone levels?
Testosterone & sperm: Neither sperm production or ejaculation have any effect on testosterone levels. Testosterone is produced by Leydig cells in tour testes. Sperm are produced by different cells known as spermatogonia. Testosterone, together with other hormones have an effect on sperm production, but not other way around. ...Read more
None of them: The idea that food choices are the key to health or a specific treatment for any really serious disease (very few exceptions) is simply misinformation. If you're thrombocytopenic, the cause needs to be found and you need to learn as much about your illness as possible. This is serious business. If you've not been checked for lupus, this might be a good time. ...Read more
No: No low sodium dose not directly lead to a drop in RBC numbers. ...Read more
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Blood problem: High platelets come from infection, inflammation, bleeding, iron deficiency, tumors, and various blood diseases. If there is an electrolyte problem from platelets it usually is high potassium as platelets have hight potassium content. High platelets won't cause high calcium directly. High calcium can be from excess vitamin d, hormone problems or tumors. ...Read more
Nothing specific: Here. Need to know the cause of low wbcs to make a plan. ...Read more
Pre-op blood work
mean platelet 10.8 high
platelet count 150,000 low
WBC 12,600 high
Causes of concern? All related?
You are mixed up!: Your platelet count is perfectly normal(Normal level ranges from 150,000 to 300,000. WBC count should be under 10,000...so your WBC count is a bit high. Check and let us know about your Hemoglobin(Hb) level? If it is <12 Gms, then you have a problem which will require you to go see your PCP to find out the cause of your low Hb and high WBC count. ...Read more
Vitamins: Most vitamins don't affect BP but need to know content of specific one you take. ...Read more
Drs.i have low platelet count for years .and ranges 90-150 .recent report 120. can i take omega 3s supplement.?
My six month baby had a platelet count 450thou/ul, we repeated CBC after a month and got the answer 485thou/ul, didn't have cold, should we worry?
32 y.O. Female, over the last 5 yrs my platelet count have gotten low. I take iron daily but if I don't they will get low quick. What can cause this?
Several ways: Low platelets can be caused by several things. Medications, other illnesses, liver disease. Itp is an illness in which the body destroys platelets. Iron deficiency can cause a mild or moderate decrease in platelets. You should see a hematologist to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I read over exertion can lead to slight elevation of platelet due to dehydration. How come fasting for 12 hours doesn't affect platelet count result ?
Depends : Traditionally, fasting for bloodwork does not require you to not drink water. In fact, you're encouraged to drink water in order to maintain normal hydration while you are restricting other electrolytes and sugar which could cause aberrant values. Technically the dehydration cause by refraining from liquids may potentially be sufficient to falsely elevate both the hematocrit and the platelet count. ...Read more
MPN: Likely you have a myeloproliferative neoplasme. Sounds like you have already been seen by a hematologist. If not, you should see one- to determine which condition under myeloproliferative neoplasm group that you have and for further management. Jak2 mutation is majority found in polycythemia vera , 50% in essential thrombocythemia and 40% in myelofibrosis. D/w hematologist in detail. ...Read more
Thrombocytosis: A high platelet count can be seen in many different conditions, both benign and malignant: iron deficiency anemia, following splenectomy and other types of surgery, in association with cancer, and as a result of a group of bone marrow disorders known as myeloproliferative neoplasms. It is very important that a high platelet count be evaluated promptly by a hematologist. ...Read more
?thousand?: Platelet counts are usually given as hundreds of thousands per ml of blood. As a means of shorthand communication, they may be stated without the zeros, so "652" likely means 652, 000. This is somewhat high, and might merit investigation but your doctor will know best the circumstances in which this may fit. If it is really only 652, that is dangerously low, and you need to be in a hospital asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below : You could have easy bruising, nosebleeds. Some people bleed more than others with that platelet count though. Usually we do not give platelets unless the platelet count is less than 10, 000-20, 000, unless of course there is bleeding then we give platelets . I'm sure u have but if u haven't please check in with ur doc ! ...Read more
Follow it: I am going to assume that you are not iron deficient, even without being anemic. In the absence of any other indicator of ill-health, the worst thing that this could be is very early essential thrombocythemia. Today this is a usually minor nuisance and seldom detracts from the quality or length of life. You may eventually get a genetic test to be sure, but even so, it may be best left alone 4 now. ...Read more
Less than 20,000: There is actually no magic number but most hematologists would worry about a platelet count less than 20, 000 especially if associated with signs of bleeding. Platelet counts lower than this have the highest risk for internal bleeding that could be life-threatening. The chronicity of the condition causing the low platelet count and the associated symptoms help the doctor decide on how to manage it. ...Read more
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