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What are possible causes of blurry vision, high WBC and high platelets count on a 7 yr. Old? How can they b related?

What are possible causes of blurry vision, high WBC and high platelets count on a 7 yr. Old? How can they b related?

High WBC Platelets : Certain types of blood disorders can result in this combination of findings. High platelets, white cells can result in microvascular obstructions in retinal capillaries. The resulting edema and inflammatory damage can cause blurry vision. Of course, the findings could be unrelated also. ...Read more

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What could be cause of persistent high wbc(16-25k)high platelets(500)and very low vitamin d(<20)?

What could be cause of persistent high wbc(16-25k)high platelets(500)and very low vitamin d(<20)?

High WBC & platelets: Mild to moderately elevated blood counts in multiple cell lines (white blood cells and platelets) suggests: (1) possible chronic inflammatory condition, like arthritis, or lupus, etc. (2) a bone marrow disorder, in which case the counts will continue to rise; (3) medications, like steroids; or (4) normal variation. Some people can have transient elevations of one or more blood counts without sympt. ...Read more

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What would cause free kappa &free lamba to be high but ratio normal also Immunoglobulin M, Qn, Serum high. platelets steady rising & WBC high for 1yr?

What would cause free kappa &free lamba to be high but ratio normal also Immunoglobulin M, Qn, Serum high. platelets steady rising & WBC high for 1yr?

Polyclonal gammopath: Something is stimulating all the B cell lines to produce a lot of antibodies. That general condition is called polyclonal gammopathy. It can be caused by a chronic infection (virus) or 9 other broad categories of causes (liver problems, connective tissue diseases, bone marrow disorder like Waldenstrom's, drugs/meds, autoimmune probs, misc). It's too much to go into here. Use Healthtap Prime to tal ...Read more

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What does it mean when Cbc resulted to high wbc and high platelets?

What does it mean when Cbc resulted to high wbc and high platelets?

Abnormal CBC: Without further details, it is hard to say, but an elevated white count could reflect an infection somewhere. The platelet count interpretation really depends on the number, but if both the white count and the platelets are significantly elevated, it is time to go to a hematologist. ...Read more

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I HAVE LOW WBC AND HIGH PLATELETS, HIGH SEGMENTED NEUTROPHILS AND LOW EOSINPHILS??

Nonspecific: These tests rarely tell you much and have to be interpreted in the context. The normals are based on averages but highs and lows have no clinical significance. For example, if you have a high segmented percentage in the setting of low WBCs that can actually mean a normal absolute segmented count. Also, eos generally should be low. ...Read more

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Is WBC count 13.500 normal for a 6 year old with myelocytes and activated lymphocytes. High platelets and normal RBC s?

Is WBC count 13.500 normal for a 6 year old with myelocytes and activated lymphocytes. High platelets and normal RBC s?

More info needed: More specifics about the CBC are needed. 13, 500 may be a normal white count in a six year old. Finding an occasional myelocyte is not a problem. Activated or stimulated lymphs usually are associated with a viral process. Increased platelets --depending on how high they are could represent an inflammatory process or iron deficiency or other disorder. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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U/s confirmed many nodules.Bx schedules, high platelets, wbc, pot. &anemic.Chronic fever.Low acth 3. Checking addison's, cancer, hashimotos. Any thoughts?

U/s confirmed many nodules.Bx schedules, high platelets, wbc, pot. &anemic.Chronic fever.Low acth 3. Checking addison's, cancer, hashimotos. Any thoughts?

Expert specialist: Care is needed and it appears you are in the loop. It sounds as if you have multiple nodules in the thyroid, and concerns about thyroid disease. Biopsy will help with the question of cancer, but follow up with an endocrinologist is essential. ...Read more

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My 7 yr old has abnormal blood for 2nd time within a mth.She has a high WBC 12.3 and high platelets count 631.What does it mean? Leukemia?

My 7 yr old has abnormal blood for 2nd time within a mth.She has a  high WBC 12.3 and high platelets count 631.What does it mean? Leukemia?

Not leukemia: The WBC ct is not high. He might just have a mild infection. The elevated platelet ct. Could be part of an infectious process. Leukemia will present with other symptoms and WBC will be extremely elevated. Are there bleeding issues? Family history of leukemia. ...Read more

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What tests can b done for high platelets, wbc, and gran#? Chest X-ray 2 day. Not sick or I'll. Have chronic body wide pain.

What tests can b done for high platelets, wbc, and gran#? Chest X-ray 2 day. Not sick or I'll. Have chronic body wide pain.

How high?: 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 would have helped to know the actual values. If the counts are stable and you have no symptoms, watchful waiting may be appropriate. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more