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What Does Platelet Over 500 Mean
Do hi platelets always mean bleeding? If there is no external signs it must be enternal right? They have been raising over the past year. Now 600
No: Platelets are involved in the clotting mechanism. When the platelets are destroy and drop to a low level it becomes difficult to stop bleeding because of the failure to form clots to stop the bleeding. Hi platelets do not reflect exiting bleeding or the tendency to developing clotting problems ...Read more
I havebeen on these blood treatments for over five yrs for lore platelets, does this mean i could have canvey?
Need clearer info: Asdfas asdvswe avaerw voeofka. Not likely canvey! ...Read more
Need hematologist: The "busted blood vessels" are likely not busted but leaking becasue or in addition to the low platelet count.These are called petechiae. Sometimes these can happen after something as simple as a bad viral infection, but can also be moe serious and problems with being able to make platelets. You really need to talk to a hematologist f this condition doesn't clear up in a week, or if other bleeding. ...Read more
Chiari, fibro, etc, high potassium, platelets 509. Acth 3 range7-63.3endo concerned TSH 3.8.What does all this mean?&horrible pain all over.How sick am i
Thrombocytopenia: It means you could be easily. There are different levels of low platelets. Depending on how low, your overall health, your medications, comorbid medical condition your doctor will determine the proper treatment. Normal level is >150, 000. Most people don't have problems if above 100, 000. Below 100, 000 needs more attention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Clumping together: Platelets are sticky cells thus they can stick and clump together. As a result of platelet clumping, platelet counts reported by automated counters may be much lower than the actual count in the blood because these devices cannot differentiate platelet clumps from individual cells. ...Read more
Large platelets: The mpv is a measure of how large the platelet is. Large platelets are presumptively young platelets. If the platelets are being used up or destroyed rapidly (dic or itp) then younger platelets are released into the blood and this is reflected in an increase in the mpv. Also some hereditary platelet disorders cause high mpv. ...Read more
Normal: I consider this a normal platelet level. ...Read more
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